Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016


Information sought by state other than the State

9. A person who has a conviction which is, in accordance with this Part, regarded as a spent conviction, shall not be entitled to regard any question put to him or her seeking information in relation to his or her previous convictions as not applying to the spent conviction where—

(a) he or she is in a state, other than the State, and the information is sought pursuant to the exercise of the jurisdiction of the law of that state, or

(b) he or she is within the State but the information sought relates to a matter being dealt with pursuant to the law of a state other than the State.