Understanding criminal records

 

Contributor

Stan Winford, Solicitor

Overview

Having a criminal record can affect a person’s prospects for a job, limit their potential to do voluntary work or obtain licences. Minor convictions may not be shown after a period of time when they become “spent convictions”.

 

This section includes the following topics:

 

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