(1) The CEO may make administrative guidelines for the making of a decision by the Authority.
(2) Without limiting subsection (1), the guidelines may provide for:
(a) matters the Authority must take into account in making the decision; and
(b) how those matters may be taken into account.
(3) Without limiting subsection (2), the guidelines may provide for one or more of the following to be taken into account in deciding whether or not to issue a clearance notice to a person:
(a) the whole of the person's criminal history;
(b) in relation to any offence the person has committed:
(i) the nature and gravity of the offence; and
(ii) the relevance of the offence to any child-related employment; and
(iii) the age of the victim when the offence was committed; and
(iv) the time that has elapsed since the commission of the offence;
(c) in relation to any alleged commission of an offence by the person – the risk of harm or exploitation to children posed by the person in view of the allegation and other related circumstances (including any patterns of the person's behaviour);
(d) any other matters the Authority may reasonably take into account in the circumstances.
(4) The CEO must, by Gazette notice, notify the making of the guidelines.