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WORKING WITH CHILDREN ACT 2005 - SECT 21A

Revocation powers on failure to provide information

S. 21A(1) amended by Nos 66/2014 s. 25(2), 20/2015 s. 28.

    (1)     Despite section 21(6), if a person being re‑assessed under section 21 fails to provide information to the Secretary in accordance with section 21AA(1)(c), the Secretary may revoke the person's assessment notice in accordance with this section.

S. 21A(2) amended by No. 66/2014 s. 25(3).

    (2)     The Secretary must notify the person referred to in subsection (1) of the Secretary's intention to revoke the person's assessment notice at least 28 days before the Secretary revokes the notice.

S. 21A(3) repealed by No. 66/2014 s. 25(4), new s. 21A(3) inserted by No. 72/2016 s. 13.

    (3)     The Secretary is not required to continue to carry out or complete the re-assessment of the person whose assessment notice has been revoked under subsection (1).

S. 21A(4)–(6) repealed by No. 66/2014 s. 25(4).

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S. 21A(7) inserted by No. 61/2012 s. 9(2), repealed by No. 66/2014 s. 25(4).

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S. 21A(8) inserted by No. 61/2012 s. 9(2), amended by No. 66/2014 s. 25(5).

    (8)     The Secretary must notify the person whose assessment notice has been revoked under subsection (1) as soon as possible after the revocation of the notice.

S. 21A(9) inserted by No. 61/2012 s. 9(2), amended by No. 66/2014 s. 25(5).

    (9)     If the Secretary is aware that the person whose assessment notice has been revoked under subsection (1) is a person who—

        (a)     is, or is proposed to be, engaged in child‑related work by another person; or

        (b)     is listed with an agency

the Secretary, if he or she is aware of the identity of that other person or that agency, must notify the person or agency in writing of the revocation of the person's assessment notice.

S. 21A(10) inserted by No. 61/2012 s. 9(2).

    (10)     Nothing in this section prevents the former holder of an assessment notice applying for another assessment notice under this Act.

S. 21B (Heading) amended by No. 66/2014 s. 26(1).

S. 21B inserted by No. 61/2012 s. 10.



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