CRIMES ACT 1914

PART VIIC - PARDONS, QUASHED CONVICTIONS AND SPENT CONVICTIONS  

Division 2 - Pardons for persons wrongly convicted, and quashed convictions  

SECTION 85ZT   QUASHED CONVICTIONS  

85ZT(1)   [Commonwealth or Territory conviction quashed]  

Subject to Division 6 , but despite any other Commonwealth law or any State law or Territory law, where a person's conviction of a Commonwealth offence or a Territory offence has been quashed, the person is not required:


(a) in any State or Territory - to disclose to any person, for any purpose, the fact that the person has been charged with, or convicted of, the offence; or


(b) in a foreign country - to disclose to any Commonwealth authority or State authority in that country, for any purpose, the fact that the person has been charged with, or convicted of, the offence.

85ZT(2)   [State or foreign conviction quashed]  

Subject to Division 6 , but despite any other Commonwealth law or any Territory law, where a person's conviction of a State offence or a foreign offence has been quashed, the person is not required:


(a) in any Territory - to disclose to any person, for any purpose, the fact that the person has been charged with, or convicted of, the offence; or


(b) in any State or foreign country - to disclose to any Commonwealth authority in that State or country, for any purpose, the fact that the person has been charged with, or convicted of, the offence.




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