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I have an assault on my record from 1986 was absolute

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I have an assault on my record from 1986 was absolute discharge will it still be on crb check
Assistant: Where are you located? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Skipton north yorks
Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Was on crb check in 1993 will it still show now
Assistant: Anything else you want the solicitor to know before I connect you?
Customer: No

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So did you receive any penalty at all?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No a absolute discharge

What level DBS (the new name for CRB) are you having done?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Is a update crb check for where i work now (council carer)

But is it a basic, standard or enhanced one?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.

An absolute discharge is, under the new rules from a few years ago, spent immediately. Therefore, it should no longer form part of a Standard DBS check, as that only shows spent and unspent and unfiltered convictions, and this is neither of them. However, if you are having an Enhanced DBS check, then it may still show up, so as long as you are sure it is a Standard check, it should not show up.

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