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This retention and disposal authority covers functions unique to the assessment of applications for the expungement of convictions or findings of guilt relating to "historical homosexual offences" as defined in the Historical Homosexual Conviction Expungement Scheme, created under Part 8 of the Sentencing Act 1991.

Functions in PROS 18/02:



Keywords: expungement, conviction, homosexual, application.


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