Contributor: Stan Winford, Solicitor
Having a criminal record can affect a person’s prospects for a job, limit their potential to do voluntary work or obtain licences. Individuals may request police to conduct a criminal record check online. Minor convictions may not be shown after a period of time when they become ‘spent convictions’. This section includes the following topics:
- Introduction to criminal records
- Understanding your criminal record
- Working with children checks
- What else can be affected by a criminal record?
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