New Statutory Changes in Vetting Requirements

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 21 June 2016
Antoinette Vahey
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“I am a hospital manager and am aware from recent newspapers reports that there have been some changes made to the Garda vetting process. We currently operate under a code of practice which has been developed over the years. How do I handle it?”

The National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 (the “Vetting Act”) was enacted in December 2012, however it was only recently commenced by way of Ministerial order on 29 April 2016. This legislation now places vetting on a statutory footing in Ireland.

Prior to the commencement of the Vetting Act, vetting was conducted on a voluntary basis, through the Garda Central Vetting Unit, who carried out vetting checks for

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