Legislation

Section 45 – Supervisory authorities: power to refer

Introduction

This section gives various ‘supervisory authorities’ the power to make referrals (ie pass information) to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Supervisory authorities include the following: the Care Quality Commission; the Welsh ministers in their role as social and healthcare registration authority under the Care Standards Act 2000; the Public Guardian; the Charity Commission. When […]

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