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  • Registration and management of sex offenders

    This note provides an overview of the various measures in Part 2 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 aimed at enabling the police in England and Wales to monitor and manage sex offenders living in the local area. It considers the requirement for certain sex offenders to notify the police of personal information such as their name and address, and to update the police whenever this information changes. The police record of these notifications is commonly referred to as the "sex offenders' register". It also considers the civil orders that can be used to manage the behaviour of sex offenders.

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