It's long been thought too cumbersome to administer and, shamefully, the SYFA
themselves have done little to bring the matter to greater attention of their members.
They've also lodged a formal complaint with the SYFA
The BBC found the SFA, Scottish football's governing body, have blocked the SYFA
from making child wellbeing decisions.
He added: "The SFA must take responsibility for this and make sure that the SYFA
change their schemes immediately.
During faltering evidence to the committee, SYFA
chief executive David Little said the outstanding checks were a result of the high level of churn of their 15,000 volunteers who run leagues and coach 60,000 players.
After a spell with Edinburgh youth club Lochend, during which he won an SYFA
Under-19 cap, he was signed by east region junior side Newtongrange Star last summer.
West Region secretary Jim Smith - awarded an MBE by the Queen - has also been handed a five-year ban over supervision issues on the trip.
The boys' clubs under SYFA
have been sucked into the coaching system from the SFA.
Last week, Walker claimed he had retired from football – despite completing an SYFA
course in April.
have been trying in vain to access information revealing which clubs have paid their tenners and the names of all the players involved.
The next day - the appeal deadline - the SYFA
East Region secretary called to say Josh hadn't signed the forms.
Around 18 boys aged between 13 and 16, all from the SYFA
West Region, were on the PS11,000 trip to SasvariWay Soccer Training Center in Florida's Apopka in June 2010.