A criminal record is where all the convictions of a person are listed. A conviction will remain on a person’s criminal record for a period of 10 years.
Is criminal record permanent?
CRIMINAL RECORDS DO NOT LAST FOREVER
This means it will be as if you never had the conviction to begin with. “If you’re found guilty or plead guilty to an offence, the magistrate may decide not to record a conviction.
How do you know if you have a criminal record?
The easiest and cheapest way to find out your criminal record is to apply for a copy of your police records from the Police.
Do I have to tell my employer if I am charged with a crime?
If your employer were to discover your conviction, you may be dismissed if you had not informed them of it. For employers who don’t make it clear whether you should disclose convictions received during employment, then there is no legal obligation on you to do so.