Search Legislation

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

Section 141: Transitional and consequential provision

765.Section 141 contains the transitional and consequential provisions relating to these amendments. These apply the changes to the ROA retrospectively so that existing convictions will become spent according to the new rehabilitation periods. Anyone treated as rehabilitated for the purpose of the Act before commencement of these provisions will continue to be treated as such. However, the exemption for immigration and nationality decisions will not apply to any proceedings begun but not completed, or applications made but not finally determined, before the commencement of the provisions.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Explanatory Notes

Text created by the government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Public Acts except Appropriation, Consolidated Fund, Finance and Consolidation Acts.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources