The Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Fees) (Coronavirus) Amendment Regulations 2022

JurisdictionScotland
CitationSSI 2022/34

2022 No. 34

Children And Young Persons

Protection Of Vulnerable Adults

Police

The Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Fees) (Coronavirus) Amendment Regulations 2022

Made 31th January 2022

Laid before the Scottish Parliament 1st February 2022

Coming into force 25th March 2022

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 112(1)(b), 113A(1)(b), 113B(1)(b), 114(1)(b) and 116(1)(b) of the Police Act 19971and section 70(1) and (2) of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 20072, and all other powers enabling them to do so.

In accordance with section 70(3) of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007, the Scottish Minsters have had regard to the circumstances in which the fees are payable, and the desirability of maintaining an appropriate balance among the quality of performance of their vetting, barring and disclosure functions, the cost of that performance and the fees paid to them in respect of that performance.

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Fees) (Coronavirus) Amendment Regulations 2022 and come into force on 25 March 2022.

S-2 Amendment of the Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Fees) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020

Amendment of the Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Fees) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020

2. In regulation 5(1) (expiry) of the Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Fees) (Coronavirus) Regulations 20203, for the words “25 March 2022” substitute “24 June 2022”.

CLARE HAUGHEY

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

31st January 2022

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Fees) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (“the 2020 Regulations”). The 2020 Regulations make provision for free disclosure checks and applications to join the PVG Scheme for work relating to the coronavirus response.

Regulation 2 of these Regulations amends the expiry date of the 2020 Regulations so that they will cease to have effect on 24 June 2022.


(1) 1997 c. 50 (“the 1997...

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