Statutory disclosure guidance (second edition)

Document type
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Home Office
Home Office
Date of publication
1 August 2015
Criminal Justice Services
Social welfare
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This guidance is issued under section 113B(4A) of the Police Act 1997 which came into force on 10 September 2012, in order to assist chief officers of police in making appropriate, proportionate, and consistent decisions in providing information from local police records for inclusion in enhanced criminal record certificates.

The first edition was effective from 10 September 2012 and the second edition, amended to include guidance on disclosing information relating to mental health, came into force on 10 August 2015.

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