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DBS checks: requirements for governors (maintained)

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Last updated on 23 May 2017
School types: Maintained · School phases: All
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Do governors in maintained schools need DBS checks? We look at the regulations on Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks, in force from 18 March 2016. We also look at whether governors need right to work or barred list checks and set out a definition of regulated activity.

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  1. 1 All governors are required to have DBS checks
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