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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

Section 141: Sexual offences prevention orders: relevant sexual offences

816.The section amends the criteria necessary for a sexual offences prevention order to be made.

817.Subsection (1) amends section 106 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 with the effect that it will not be necessary to meet the conditions listed as to the age of the victim, age of the offender and/or sentence length in Schedule 3 to that Act for a sexual offences prevention order to be made. The thresholds relating to sentence length/type and the age of the offender or victim set out in Schedule 3, will continue to apply for the purposes of determining whether an offender is subject to the notification requirements (“the sex offender’s register”).

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