Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016
13. This Part applies to a response given on or after the commencement of this Part to—
(a) a request made (either orally or in writing), or
(b) a requirement notified (either orally or in writing),
before the commencement of this Part seeking, or requiring, as the case may be, information in relation to a person’s previous convictions if, on the commencement of this Part, the information sought or required, as the case may be, relates to a conviction which is, in accordance with this Part, regarded as a spent conviction.