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Does my criminal record from 20 years ago still show up in

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Does my criminal record from 20 years ago still show up in police checks after the 7 years in which it is supposed to be wiped from records
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  barristerinky replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 6 months ago.

For most purposes, it will be concealed. For some purposes it will not be, but for fraud that will not be an issue. It is generally historic sex offences which are important.

Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 6 months ago.

The conviction is not wiped from your record but concealed, and you are permitted to say you have no convictions

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