Varcs principle for uk validating bodies
It helps makes sure people whose behaviour makes them unsuitable to work with children and/or protected adults, can't do 'regulated work' with these vulnerable groups.When someone applies to join the PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland carries out criminal record checks and shares the results with individuals and organisations.If Disclosure Scotland decides that someone's unsuitable to do regulated work with vulnerable groups, they'll bar them from working with children and/or protected adults, and inform their current employers.They'll also remove them from the PVG Scheme and tell any other employers listed on their record that they have been barred.A PVG Scheme member's paper certificate shows the information available on the day it was created.Membership of the scheme lasts forever though, and scheme members are continuously checked, unless they decide to leave the scheme.Much of the work of the Authority is carried forward by its Committees and through the advice they provide to the Authority.
The Authority's powers and duties are largely provided for in statute (such as the Gas Act 1986, the Electricity Act 1989, the Utilities Act 2000, the Competition Act 1998, the Enterprise Act 2002 and the Energy Acts of 2004, 2008, 20) as well as ruling European Community legislation in respect of energy regulation.
This guide is for those who have day-to-day responsibility for data protection.
It explains the purpose and effect of each principle, gives practical examples and answers frequently asked questions.
Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Public Acts except Appropriation, Consolidated Fund, Finance and Consolidation Acts.
Our governing body is the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority and is referred to variously as GEMA or the Authority.