Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (England and Wales) (No.2) Order 2011 comes into force

Implementation date: 30 November 2011

The Order amends the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (SI 1975/1023). It permits a body designated as a licensing authority under sch.10 to the Legal Services Act 2007 to ask an individual about spent convictions and cautions when deciding whether or not to permit him or her to hold a restricted interest in an alternative business structure. The Order can be viewed on the UK legislation website.