Education and Training Act 2020

Police vetting

13 Teaching Council must co-ordinate Police vetting

(1)

The Teaching Council must establish a system for co-ordinating Police vetting for—

(a)

teacher registration and the issue of practising certificates; and

(b)

the granting of authorities to teach.

(2)

A copy of the result of the Police vet of a person must be given to the person or body that requested it and the person who is the subject of the vet.

(3)

The Teaching Council must establish internal procedures for dealing with Police vets requested for its own purposes and those procedures must—

(a)

identify the person or office holder within the Teaching Council to whom the results of the Police vet must be sent; and

(b)

ensure that strict confidentiality is observed for the Police vet.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 413