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WORKING WITH CHILDREN ACT 2005 - SECT 21AA

Consideration of re-assessment

    (1)     On a re-assessment of a person's eligibility to hold an assessment notice, the Secretary

        (a)     may have regard to any notice given to the Secretary by, and make enquiries to, any relevant prescribed body; and

        (b)     may make any other enquiries to, or seek information on the re-assessment from, any person or source that the Secretary thinks fit, including the Director of Public Prosecutions and any employee within the meaning of the Public Administration Act 2004 ; and

        (c)     may require the holder of the assessment notice to provide any further information that the Secretary thinks fit in the manner required by the Secretary within 28 days or any longer period that the Secretary determines.

    (2)     On a re-assessment of a person's eligibility to hold an assessment notice, the Secretary

        (a)     is not required to consider any matter other than the matter that has given rise to the re‑assessment; and

        (b)     may have regard to any offence or conduct that was considered by the Secretary in relation to the giving of the current assessment notice.

    (3)     A person in responding to an enquiry or a request for advice or information from the Secretary under subsection (1) does not contravene any duty of confidentiality imposed on the person by or under any Act (including the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act 1958 ) or agreement, despite anything to the contrary in that Act or agreement.

S. 21AB inserted by No. 66/2014 s. 23.



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