Sex Offenders Register

Sex Offenders Register

a (UK) register of persons convicted of certain sexual offences kept under the authority of the Sex Offenders Act 1997. Depending on the length of sentence, the offender must keep the police advised of his whereabouts. For sentences of over 30 months, the offender is under a lifelong obligation. There are arguments being put forward to extend the Act to cover offences committed abroad and for pan-European cooperation in tracking certain offenders. It is not presently a public register, no doubt for fear of vigilante action.
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In the UK, the Sex Offenders Register is searched whenever a person applies for a job that involves working with children, the check is mandatory and automatically flags inappropriate applicants.
He is aware that due to the sexual nature of the offence that being placed on the Sex Offenders Register is inevitable."
The reforms, if introduced, would also allow Garda to disclose information about people on the sex offenders register in certain circumstances.
He was also ordered to sign the sex offenders register for two years during sentencing at Birmingham Crown Court.
McKerrell pled guilty at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court to breaching the terms of the sex offenders register between March 2011 and October 2013.
Lee Hawkes, 36, from the Neath area, was yesterday placed on the sex offenders register and given a suspended prison sentence.
Despite being ordered by judges to sign the sex offenders register for life because they were deemed to pose an ongoing threat, seven convicted sex offenders have since been taken off the register following appeals to Welsh police forces.
He ordered him to sign the sex offenders register for five years and made him the subject of a sexual prevention order until further notice.
The former 1970s glamrock star, whose real name is Paul Gadd, signed the sex offenders register when he returned to the UK in 2008 after being jailed for child sex offences in Vietnam.
Two convicted sex offenders have won the right to challenge their inclusion on the UK''s sex offenders register.
A CAMPAIGN is expected to be launched to ensure the murderer of a Teesside toddler is placed on the sex offenders register.
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