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Criminal Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2013

Section 2: Notification requirements: absence from notified residence

This section adds an additional piece of information which must be provided to the police by sex offenders subject to notification. The provision requires them to notify the police in advance if they intend to leave their registered home address for more than three days to travel elsewhere in the UK, but where they are not intending to reside at another address which has been, or must be, registered under existing provisions in the 2003 Act.

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