The National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012, is scheduled to commence in November/December 2014. Poetry Ireland and the National Library of Ireland are jointly hosting a seminar for organisations and persons working with, or who provide services for, children and young people in the area of the arts and arts-in-education.
The Act provides a legislative basis for the mandatory vetting of persons working with, or who provide services for children or vulnerable persons.
The seminar will be addressed by two members of the Garda Central Vetting Unit and will also include an over view of the new e-Vetting System which is being developed and will be rolled out in conjunction with the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012.
Attendance at the Seminar is free but places are strictly limited and booking is essential. 10:30-15:00 Friday 7 November National Library of Ireland
Click here to make a booking quoting Garda Vetting Seminar in the subject line by Friday 17 October.