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Is it spent? (Poster) – Working out when your convictions are spent

Click the image below to download our ‘Is it spent?’ poster which you can print out (it is also available in hard-copy as an A3 poster – click here for more information)

You can also use our disclosure calculator to work out when your criminal convictions become spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

The poster below is explained in more detail in our information section on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Can’t find your sentence? Read our long list of sentences and disposals.


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Debbie Sadler
Helpline lead

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