498. The notification requirements and relevant offenders.

Provision is made for persons convicted of or cautioned for a range of sexual offences against children to be required to provide the police with specified information about themselves1. There are two categories of offender who may be subject to the notification requirements (referred to as 'relevant offenders'): those becoming subject to the requirements on or after 1 May 20042 and those subject to the requirements before that date3. In either case, a person is subject to the notification requirements if he is or was convicted of or cautioned for a relevant offence4, found not guilty of such an