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Rehabilitation Of Offenders Act 1974

Volume 889: debated on Tuesday 8 April 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what modifications of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 he intends to carry out and why; and when he intends to introduce the orders;(2) who has asked for what exemptions from which provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We have received a large number of requests for exemption from those provisions of the Act which are subject to modification by order. The Act is due to come into force on 1st July, and my right hon. Friend proposes to lay the necessary orders before Parliament before that date.