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IS3. Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (SVGA) 2006
Date Posted: 29 July 2016
This Act was created in order to prevent or try to prevent harm to vulnerable people – whether those people are adults or children.
This Act was created in order to prevent or try to prevent harm to vulnerable people – whether those people are adults or children. It also seeks to stop people deemed as being unsuitable from working with vulnerable adults or children. As a result of the Act the Independent Safeguarding Authority was established on an 1 December 2010 it merged with the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) to become the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Legislation 

www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2006/47/contents