Guidance

DBS barring: appeals

Guidance about appealing a barring decision made by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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This guide provides information about appeals of barring decisions made by the DBS under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (SVGA (as amended) and the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 (SVGO).

This guide also applies to barring decisions made by the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) before 1 December 2012.