Garda vetting for staff at DCU

Garda Vetting for DCU Staff

Staff Garda vetting: What you need to know

The National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 commenced on Friday 29th April 2016, resulting in consequential obligations for the University concerning new and existing staff members. This Act provides a legislative basis for the mandatory vetting for persons who wish to undertake relevant work or activities (see Definitions section below) with children or vulnerable adults.

Garda vetting applies to anyone who will have regular access to children and/or vulnerable persons in the course of their employment at DCU. It is now a criminal offence for organisations to fail to carry out the necessary vetting of such employees, contractors and volunteers. The following Garda Vetting policy below applies to staff of Dublin City University and does not extend to its campus companies.

Garda Vetting Policy