Children’s (Requirements for Safety Checks of Children’s Workers) Regulations 2015

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6 Information about previous criminal convictions (if any), etc

(1)

A specified organisation must arrange to obtain from the New Zealand Police Vetting Service a Police vet of a person in respect of whom a safety check is being undertaken under this Part.

(2)

However, subclause (1) does not apply if—

(a)

a Police vet of the person has been obtained by the specified organisation within the preceding 3 years; or

(b)

the person is a current member of a professional organisation and that organisation routinely arranges a Police vet of—

(i)

all new members; and

(ii)

all current members, at intervals of not more than 3 years; or

(c)

the person is, under any enactment, licensed or registered to carry on a particular activity and the licensing or registration authority is required under the enactment to obtain a Police vet of—

(i)

any person it licenses or registers; and

(ii)

any person currently licensed or registered, at intervals of not more than 3 years.