593. Inadmissibility in evidence.

Notwithstanding the provisions of any other enactment or rule of law to the contrary1:

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    (1)     no evidence is admissible in any proceedings before a judicial authority2 exercising its jurisdiction or functions in England, Wales or Scotland to prove that any person who has become a rehabilitated person3 in respect of a conviction4 has committed or been charged with or prosecuted for or convicted of or sentenced5 for any offence which was the subject of a spent conviction6;

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    (2)     no evidence is admissible in any proceedings before a judicial authority exercising its jurisdiction or functions in England and Wales to