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I have convictions of cannabis (1971) fine Criminal

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I have convictions for possesion of cannabis (1971) fine
Criminal trespass (1970) fine
Assault on a police officer with intent (1981) 18 months imprisonment.
No further convictions
Will these be disclosed under the new Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (SI 2013 1198) following a standard (not enhanced)check?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.
Yes it will show as spent and therefore won't show on a basic DBS check.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Alex
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
As far as I know there a 3 categories of check, basic, standard and enhanced I know they will show on an advanced and not on a basic, but I want to make sure about whether it will show on a standard check. Can you please let me know if I'm correct in thinking there are now 3 levels and let me know if it will be shown on a standard?
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Standard checks wI'll not show it. The other types are enchanted and enchanted with barred lists.
Can I clarify anything else for you?
Alex
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you. Question answered I can now complete applications for jobs knowing I am not making incorrect statements about spent convictions
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Great. Good luck.
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Expert:  Ben Jones replied 2 years ago.
Hello the above answer is incorrect. A standard check will show both spent and unspent convictions. A new filtering system was introduced recently and that removes convictions after a certain time has passed but there are rules to this too and if you have more than one conviction it will never be filtered out. So I am afraid a standard check can show these convictions for life.