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An admonition becomes spent under the rehabilitation of offenders legislation after five years. So fo five years from the conviction, if asked, he has to disclose the conviction. If he is background checked via Disclosure Scotland it is likely to show up. Happy to discuss further. I hope that helps. Please leave a positive rating so that I am credited for my time.
It's not the offence that dictates whether a conviction is spent, it's the sentence. As before advised an admonition is 5 years. He doesn't have to mention it unless asked. A domestic situation which has been resolved is unlikely to worry a client unless the client is connected with vulnerable persons. A US visa is grants under US law so advice from a US lawyer would be appropriate but I know of many situations where a person with this type of problem has been admitted to the US. EU countries don't need a visa. Most others do. I hope that helps. Please leave a positive rating so that I am credited for my time.
As I said before, it's the sentence that counts not the offence. When the Act was passed they forgot to specifically deal with admonition which only applies in Scotland. For that reason the rehabilition period in the act comes within the definition of "other" and the 5 year period applies. And it doesn't come off your record. It just means you dont have to disclose it on most application forms. It never comes off your criminal record. This is a mistake that many people make. It's on your record indefinately.
No he doesn't. I hope that helps. Please leave a positive rating so that I'm credited for my time.
A fine could have resulted in a lesser period under the rehabilitation of offenders legislation.