Part 1 Preliminary
1 Name of Act
3 Objects of this Act
5 Findings and orders treated as convictions for the purposes
of this Act
6 Construction of certain provisions of this Act
Part 2 Spent convictions
7 Which convictions are capable of becoming spent?
8 When is a conviction spent?
9 What is the crime-free period for convictions of courts
(other than the Children’s Court)?
10 What is the crime-free period for orders of the
11 How are traffic offences to be dealt with?
Part 3 Consequences of a conviction becoming spent
Division 1 General
12 What are the consequences of a conviction becoming
13 Unlawful disclosure of information concerning spent
14 Improper obtaining of information concerning spent
Division 2 Exclusions
15 Employment in certain occupations
16 Proceedings before courts
17 Civic office
Part 4 Quashed convictions and pardons
18 When is a conviction taken to be quashed?
19 What are the consequences of a conviction being quashed or
of a pardon?
Part 5 Miscellaneous
20 Act binds the Crown
21 Act does not authorise contravention of other
22 Act does not affect certain other lawful acts
23 Destruction of records
24 Proceedings for offences