Domestic violence disclosure scheme: guidance

Guidance which has been developed to support the implementation of the domestic violence disclosure scheme.


Domestic violence disclosure scheme guidance

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This guidance provides information about:

  • 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
Published 16 July 2012
Last updated 7 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance published.

  2. First published.