S. 28(1) amended by No. 72/2016 s. 24.
(1) A person engaging in child-related work (other than a person who engages in child-related work described in section 9(6)) where each child with whom he or she is required to have direct contact during the work is a child who is closely related to him or her is exempt from a working with children check in respect of that work.
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), a person is closely related to a child if the person is the child's—
S. 28(2)(a) amended by No. 52/2008 s. 270.
(a) spouse (including domestic partner as defined in the Relationships Act 2008 );
(b) parent, step-parent, mother-in-law or father‑in-law;
(d) uncle or aunt;
(e) brother or sister (including half-brother, half‑sister, step-brother, step-sister, brother‑in-law or sister-in-law)—
and includes, in the case of domestic partners, a person who would be closely related to the child if the domestic partners were married to each other.