What happened to section 10? What is a CRO?

Criminal Law, Recent Cases, Section 10

Dont’t worry, they haven’t been abolished, simply had a name change. What used to be a section 10 ( A non conviction order, is now a community release order without conviction (CRO). A CRO  (Section 10) dismisses someone’s charges without proceeding to conviction.

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What is a CRO? (section 10) ?

A CRO allows a Court that finds you guilty of an offence, to discharge you without recording a conviction. Because there is no conviction, there is no criminal record. (Criminal Records Act 1991)

 

Does a CRO (Section 10) show on a police check?

A CRO without a bond or intervention order will not appear on your criminal record and it gives you a second chance to not commit a crime again.

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