CRIMES ACT 1914

PART VIIC - PARDONS, QUASHED CONVICTIONS AND SPENT CONVICTIONS  

Division 1 - Interpretation and application of Part  

SECTION 85ZP   APPLICATION OF PART  

85ZP(1)   [Time of Conviction]  

This Part applies in relation to a person convicted of an offence whether the person was convicted before or after the commencement of this Part.

85ZP(2)   [Reference to convicted person]  

A reference in this Part to a person convicted of an offence does not include a reference to a body corporate.

85ZP(3)   [Contravention of any law]  

Nothing in this Part authorises a person or body to disclose or take into account a conviction of an offence if to do so would contravene any Commonwealth law, State law, Territory law or foreign law.

Note: An exception is a disclosure to th Federal Court of Australia for the purposes of indictable primary proceedings, criminal appeal proceedings or related matters (see section 85ZZL ).

85ZP(4)   [Lawful action before pardon, etc]  

Nothing in this Part affects anything lawfully done before a pardon is granted or a conviction is quashed or spent.




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