(1) An applicant for a working with children check may withdraw his or her application at any time before the first of the following to occur—
(a) the Secretary finally decides the application;
(b) the Secretary gives an interim negative notice under section 16(1)(b).
S. 15(2) amended by No. 51/2010 s. 9(1).
(2) The Secretary must treat an application as having been withdrawn if the applicant does not provide any information required under section 10 or further information required under section 11(1)(d) within the period required under that section.
S. 15(2A) inserted by No. 51/2010 s. 9(2).
(2A) Despite an application being withdrawn or treated as being withdrawn under this section, the Secretary may, if satisfied that the applicant wants to proceed with the application and has provided any information required under section 10 or any further information required under section 11(1)(d), reinstate the application as if it were an application under section 10.
S. 15(3) amended by No. 51/2010 s. 9(3)(b).
(a) the Secretary is aware that the applicant is a person who—
(i) is, or is proposed to be, engaged in child-related work by another person; or
(ii) is listed with an agency; and
S. 15(3)(b) amended by No. 51/2010 s. 9(3)(a).
(b) the application is withdrawn or treated as withdrawn or reinstated under this section—
the Secretary, if he or she is aware of the identity of that other person or that agency, must notify that other person or that agency in writing of the withdrawal or reinstatement.
Listed with an agency is defined in section 3(2).