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My son was fined £415 at a magistrates court in May 2013 following

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My son was fined £415 at a magistrates court in May 2013 following a conviction under section 4(1) and 4 of the Public Order Act 1986. When is this conviction spent?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
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It should be spent after one year.
The new rehabilitation periods are much shorter for fines.
If this was a fine only then it will be spent after a year.
Can I clarify anything for you?
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

So after a year he does not need to inform anyone like an insurance company about the conviction?

Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
It depends on the level of checking and the questions asked.
It will be spent so it will drop off basic checking. If he needs a standard check it will show.
If he is asked about unspent matters then he should disclose it.