But on the other hand they are people who are trying to live their lives again. Think about the who, what, where, when, how and why it happened. Anyone cautioned or convicted under the Sexual Offences Act can be placed on the register. Think about the circumstances at the time of the offence. The police came to the conclusion that my child was not in danger by the barriers in place, and that they had no reason to speak further to us.
Many people who have been convicted of a sexual offence will have no option but to disclose this to a partner, for fear of them finding out some other way.
Those imprisoned for between six and 30 months remain on the register for 10 years, or five years if they are under The reason Children's Services became involved was because you essentially self referred.