ID Centre

A person shall fail the criminal record checks where it reveals a conviction to a disqualifying offence which has been received within:

  1. The last five years where the disposal was other than a term of imprisonment
  2. The last seven years where the disposal was a prison term of six months or less
  3. The last ten years where the disposal was a prison term of between six months and two and a half years
  4. Within any time period where the disposal was a prison term of more than two and a half years
  5. Disqualifying conviction shall include but shall not be limited to convictions for this type of offences listed below

Terrorism

  • Preparing for, training for or assisting terrorism
  • Committing terrorism
  • Directing terrorism acts
  • Failing to disclose information of materials assistance in preventing terrorism
  • Disseminating or possessing articles or information likely to be useful to terrorism
  • Fundraising, using money or property for the purpose of terrorism

Offence against the person

  • Administering poison
  • Assault occasioning actual bodily harm
  • Assault with intention to resist arrest
  • Assaulting a police officer
  • Attempted murder
  • Attempting to choke
  • Causing bodily injury by explosives
  • Child abduction
  • Cruelty to a child
  • Endangering safety of railway passengers
  • Endangering the safety of an aircraft
  • False imprisonment
  • Fear of violence including harassment or stalking involving fear of violence
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Ill treatment of a mental patient
  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Radically or religiously aggravated harassment
  • Sending explosive substances
  • Threats to kill
  • Unlawful wounding

Theft and Dishonesty

  • Aggravated burglary
  • Aggravated vehicle taking
  • Assault with intent to rob
  • Blackmail
  • Burglary
  • Dishonest representation for obtaining a benefit or advantage
  • Dishonesty retaining a wrongful credit
  • Evasion of liability by deception
  • False accounting
  • Forgery
  • Fraud and fraudulent acts including possessing, making or supplying articles for use in frauds, obtaining property, services or pecuniary advantage by deception
  • Handling stolen goods
  • Making off without payment
  • Robbery
  • Theft

Sexual offences

  • Abuse of children through prostitution or pornography
  • Attempted rape
  • Exploitation of prostitution
  • Indecency with a child
  • Indecent assault
  • Living on the earnings of prostitution
  • Procuration of a women to become a prostitute

Rape

  • Possessing, taking, distributing or publishing indecent photographs or pseudo photographs of children
  • Trafficking for exploitation
  • Sexual activity, assault or rape of a child
  • Unlawful sexual intercourse

Controlled or illegal drugs

  • Assisting the production, supply, import or export of controlled or illegal drugs
  • Import or export of controlled or illegal drugs
  • Production or supply of controlled or illegal drugs
  • Criminal damage
  • Criminal damage

Arson

  • Attempt to cause explosion
  • Causing an explosion
  • Conspiracy to cause explosion
  • Destroying or damaging property
  • Making or possession of explosive
  • Making, supplying, or obtaining articles for the unauthorised modification of computer material
  • Unauthorised access to a computer with intent to commit an offence
  • Unauthorised acts of computer misuse causing or risking serious damage
  • Unauthorised modification of computer material
  • Threats to destroy or damage

Firearms

  • Carrying any loaded firearm in public place
  • Non-compliance with conditions of firearm certificate or licence
  • Possession of a firearm without a certificate or licence
  • Selling firearm to person without a certificate or licence
  • Shortening a shotgun or other smooth bore gun
  • Trading in firearm without being registered as a firearm dealer

Immigration

  • Assisting unlawful immigration
  • Unlawful immigration
  • Bomb and threat hoaxes
  • Communicating false information alleging the presence of bombs and threats
  • Placing or dispatching articles to cause bomb or threat hoax
  • Offensive weapons

Manufacture or distribution of offensive weapons Possession of an offensive weapon Where more than one disqualifying offence appears on a certificate and those offences are “consecutive offences” the sentences must be added together to establish the total amount of a custodial sentence.