When a relevant candidate is being considered for appointment, seeking work experience or is being placed on a panel, a completed Garda Vetting Form is submitted to dlr Leisure who in turn forwards it to Ireland Active who is the authorised Liaison Person for the Leisure Industry in Ireland. They in turn forward all applications to the National Vetting Unit for processing.
This vetting is now mandatory. Any employer who fails to ensure vetting is carried out will face criminal penalties.
From Monday 12th September 2016 all applications received will now be E Vetted.
All offers of employment for dlr Leisure are subject to being successfully Garda Vetted with a NIL Disclosure from the National Vetting Unit. If any Disclosures are received from the National Vetting Unit dlr Leisure will rescind its offer of employment. Form is on the website.
All Garda Vetting Applications are stored securely; accessed only by authorised personnel. The information contained on the application is only used for the purposes for which it was provided for to dlr Leisure in accordance with the consent of the vetting subject. The vetting subject cannot be further processed or disclosed to other parties. All Garda Vetting Disclosures are routinely deleted one year after they are received, except in exceptional circumstances; in case of future queries or issues in relation to a vetting disclosure, the reference number; date of disclosure may be retained on file and this can be checked with an Garda Siochána. The National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 is part of a suite of complimentary legislation to strengthen Child Protection.
This Act was enacted on the 31st December 2012. The purpose of this Act is to provide a legislative basis for the vetting of people looking for employment with children or vulnerable persons. This vetting is now mandatory. Any employer who fails to ensure vetting is carried out will face criminal penalties.