The Sex Offenders Act, also places requires sex offenders to inform prospective employers of the nature of their conviction when applying to do work that consists mainly of the offender having unsupervised access to or contact with a child or children or a mentally impaired person. Skip to main content. If a sex offender fails or refuses to comply, without reasonable excuse, with the requirements relating to supervision, the offender is committing an offence and is liable, on summary conviction, to a class C fine or to imprisonment for a maximum of 12 months, or both. There is also a notification requirement where the person is already subject to a similar reporting requirement under the law of the place of conviction. This means that details of everyone subject to the requirements of the Sex Offenders Act are given to the Domestic Violence and Sex Assault Unit who keep a record of each individual by way of the court certificate commonly known as the Sex Offenders Register. Yes, as long as the offender does not exceed the time necessary to complete the intended task.
Where information about someone on the register is released, there are strict disclosure protocols that have to be adhered to. Information can be provided anonymously to Police via Crimestoppers on The certificate also sets out the sentence received and the fact that the person has become subject to a reporting requirement.
It is a tool to help Police and Corrections staff with the monitoring of people who have offended in the past, with the aim of preventing re-offending and keeping children safe.
Child Sex Offender (CSO) Register
How often do we update our web site? Information shared between agencies Information about people on the register can be shared with specific agencies Ministry of Social Development, Housing New Zealand, Department of Internal Affairs and Customs , in the interest of public safety. If the person was convicted out of state, in a federal court, or on an Indian Reservation, the individual will not be posted to the web site until completion of a due process hearing in some cases. Keeping children safe In the interests of child safety, those people who have been convicted of child sex offences and are now living back in the community, are monitored by authorities. Contact Police Crime Check:
Corrections probation officers and Police case managers work with these people to develop a plan for their full reintegration back into the community, with the aim of supporting them to maintain a low-risk lifestyle and protecting the community where appropriate. Employment The Sex Offenders Act, also places requires sex offenders to inform prospective employers of the nature of their conviction when applying to do work that consists mainly of the offender having unsupervised access to or contact with a child or children or a mentally impaired person.