647. Inclusion in the register of countersignatories.

DBS must1 include in the register of countersignatories2 any person who:

  1.  

    (1)     applies to it in writing to be registered3;

  2.  

    (2)     is either:

    1.  

      (a)     a body corporate or unincorporate4;

    2.  

      (b)     a person who is appointed to an office by virtue of any enactment and who, in the case of an individual, is aged 18 or over5; or

    3.  

      (c)     an individual aged 18 or over who employs others in the course of a business6;

  3.  

    (3)     satisfies DBS that it is likely to ask exempted questions7 or is likely to act as the registered person8 in relation to applications9 for criminal