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Hello, my name is XXXXX XXXXX it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today. What level of check are you having done?
not sure but I suspect it will be basic or standard
Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (“ROA”), subject to certain exceptions, those convicted of a criminal offence who have not re-offended during a specified period from the date of conviction will be deemed rehabilitated and their convictions would be classified as "spent".
Whether a past conviction appears on a DBS check depends on what level DBS check is being undertaken. There are three types of DBS check – Standard and Enhanced:
Recent legislation has introduced a filtering system for certain offences and they will not show up on a DBS check, even if they would have in the past. The current guidelines are:
For those 18 or over at the time of the offence an adult conviction will be removed from a DBS criminal record certificate if:
So according to the new rules, if it has been more than 11 years since the conviction, it should not be included even in a Standard check, whereas it would have been included in the past.
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