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WORKING WITH CHILDREN ACT 2005 - SECT 31

Police officers

S. 31(1) substituted by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 187.2(a)).

    (1)     A person who is a police officer (other than a police officer who is suspended from duty under the Victoria Police Act 2013 ) is exempt from a working with children check.

S. 31(2) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 187.2(b)).

    (2)     A person referred to in subsection (1) who engages in child-related work (other than as a police officer) and who relies on an exemption under subsection (1) in respect of that work must notify—

        (a)     any person by whom he or she is engaged in that child-related work; and

        (b)     any agency with which he or she is listed for child-related work

in writing of the suspension or dismissal of the person as a police officer under the Victoria Police Act 2013 within 7 days after receiving notice of the suspension or dismissal.

Penalty:     Level 9 fine (60 penalty units maximum).

Note

Listed with an agency is defined in section 3(2)

S. 31A inserted by No. 51/2010 s. 21.



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