[327A Disclosure of information about convictions etc of child sex offenders to members of the public]
[327A Disclosure of information about convictions etc of child sex offenders to members of the public]

[(1)     The responsible authority for each area must, in the course of discharging its functions under arrangements established by it under section 325, consider whether to disclose information in its possession about the relevant previous convictions of any child sex offender managed by it to any particular member of the public.

(2)     In the case mentioned in subsection (3) there is a presumption that the responsible authority should disclose information in its possession about the relevant previous convictions of the offender to the particular member of the public.

(3)     The case is where the responsible authority for the area has reasonable cause to believe that—