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How do you find put whether someone has a criminal convict

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how do you find put whether someone has a criminal conviction
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
Hi.
Thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I will try to help with this.
-Could you explain your situation a little more?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I believe one of my ex employees to have had a criminal conviction
Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
On what basis were you hoping to get access to it?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi Jo
This is seeming quite difficult
I would just like to know what the conviction relates to and whether it is a public record
Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
Thanks.
I am not sure what you are asking me. I will obviously have no way of knowing what his convictions are ? I can't tell if you are asking me to check or want information upon whether you can check yourself?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It's really quite simple
I believe that someone has a criminal conviction
Is there a way to check
Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
No.
At least, the police can check. They will conduct checks for courts. Nobody else can get access.
You can demand permission from a person you are about to employ to conduct a DBS check. If they refuse permission it cannot be done.
You can seek your own criminal history by making a SAR request to the police and therefore anybody can do it to show you but that relies on their consent.
Unless he agrees you cannot get access to his history as he cannot get access to yours.
Can I clarify anything for you?
Jo
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