Guidance for local authorities and bodies about duty and power to refer a person to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
This guide is for local authorities bodies. It explains the duty as an employer, as well as their power in relation to child protection and adult safeguarding, to refer a person to the DBS.
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