12.1 Register of Sexual Offenders
This policy was last reviewed in July 2023
Date of next review: July 2026
Under the Sexual Offences Act 2003, those offenders who are cautioned or convicted of specific, sexual offences against a child or an adult, are made subject to the Sexual Offenders Register. This registration requires the offender by law, to notify the Police of the following:
For further information, contact your local Police ViSOR Team.
Violent Sex Offender Register Team:
ViSOR teams risk assess and manage Registered Sex Offenders and violent offenders who fall under Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements.
All agencies must inform the police if they are aware of a sexual offender who has changed their address, or who is planning to move or travel abroad, without first, informing the police.
The above also applies to offenders under the age of 18 if they have been convicted, reprimanded or given a final warning.