Government Issues Revised Guidance on Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme
Following a Consultation the Government has issued revised Guidance on the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme which aims to help front-line officers and those who work in the area of public protection apply the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme and deals with:
- checks to be completed
- a set of minimum standards of information to be obtained from the applicant
- suggested forms of wording for communicating outcomes at each stage of the disclosure scheme process
- recommended minimum levels of knowledge and experience required by practitioners to discharge functions within the disclosure scheme effectively.
The Press Release for the New Guidance can be accessed here.