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Hello, my name is***** am a qualified lawyer and it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today. What are the details of the conviction please?
Hello, not sure if you saw my initial query above - What are the details of the conviction please?
The ACRO police certificate which you are going to have will reveal all convictions, warnings, reprimands and cautions recorded on UK Police Systems against your name. There used to be a step down model where after a period of time certain entries could be removed but this was stopped in 2009 so at present all entries will be shown and this will likely include your conviction. I understand that this is something which occurred 15 years ago but the courts have ruled that a person’s criminal history can be retained by the police until their 100th birthday which basically means they can keep them for life.
There are rare circumstances when past records may have been deleted in the past and not reinstated so you could check directly with the police to see what data they actually hold about you. If this conviction is still on the police records then you can assume that it will show up on the police certificate.
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