Garda Vetting Unit
Number of Garda Vetting applications processed
Garda Vetting Procedure
Number of Garda Vetting applications processed:
Week ending 20th February 2015: 5,227
Total Year to Date: 36,931
When an organisation is registered with the Garda Central Vetting Unit it is entitled to receive Garda Vetting services in respect of its employees.
Garda Vetting Procedure is as follows:-
Garda Vetting will only be conducted, and relevant disclosure will only be issued to an authorised liaison person within a registered organisation for Garda Vetting, predicated on the written authorisation of an individual vetting subject to do so in a Garda Vetting application form.
The following may be disclosed to the authorised liaison person in the registered organisation:
+ Details of all convictions not subject to the administrative filter.
+ Details of all cases pending.
+ Non convictions will be considered for disclosure where the circumstances of an offence gives rise to a bona fide concern that the person concerned may harm a child or vulnerable person.
All decisions in respect of the suitability of applicants for positions in registered organisations for Garda vetting are the sole reponsbility of the registered organisation concerned.
The Garda Central Vetting Unit has no input into any decision made in any registered organisation in respect of the suitability of an applicant for a position within such an organisation.
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