Vetting In accordance with vetting legislation, also referred to in the Children First Guidance, ” all persons who have a regulated role with children, (i.e. coaches, referees, Bord na nÓg members, parents who regularly assist in the GAA) must be vetted under the Vetting Act by 1 January 2018. ” Indeed, according to GAA rules and Children First they should have been vetted by now. There are no exceptions to this directive. If a person, who has not been vetted, continues to act in any of the above roles after 1st January 2018 they will be breaking the law as may their Club for offering or facilitating such a role. Vetting regulations stipulate that a vetting applicant must be at least 16 yrs. of age when submitting their application. The GAA Vetting Policy states that once vetted an applicant shall be re-vetted within a five year period. GAA vetting links: National (Garda) Vetting Bureau Vetting www.gaa.ie/the-gaa/child-welfareand-protection/vetting ( Children First – Information and Guidance for GAA Clubs p3 ) Anyone who is mentoring or helping out around the club ,as per GAA policy needs to be vetted. If this applies to you please ensure you are vetted . If you need any help in this regard please contact me
PAUL WOOLSEY St Margaret’s GAA Children’s Officer
Email : Childofficerstmargarets@gmail.com<mailto:Childofficerstmargarets@gmail.com>
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