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Protection of Children Act 1999 (c.14).

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United Kingdom
Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Law, Act

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The Act makes four principal changes to the law with the object of both creating the framework of a coherent cross-sector system for identifying people unsuitable to work with children and achieving a "one stop shop" to compel or allow employers to access a single point for checking the names of people they propose to employ in a post involving the care of children.

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