665. When a conviction or caution becomes disregarded.

A person who has been convicted of, or cautioned for, an offence a conviction of or a caution for which may be disregarded1, may apply to the Secretary of State2 for the conviction or caution to become a disregarded conviction or caution3. On receiving such an application the Secretary of State must decide whether it appears that the other person involved in the conduct constituting the offence consented to it and was aged 16 or over4 and that any such conduct now would not be5 an offence of sexual activity in a public lavatory6. If the Secretary of State