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UKSC finds ECRC disclosure of a rape acquittal is justified (R (AR) v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police)

Published on: 06 August 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • UKSC finds ECRC disclosure of a rape acquittal is justified (R (AR) v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police)
  • What are the practical implications of the judgment?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the Supreme Court decide?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: Mike Pemberton, partner at Stephensons and head of its human rights and public law team, examines the UK Supreme Court’s (UKSC) decision that an enhanced criminal record certificate (ECRC), issued when the appellant applied for a job which mentioned he had been acquitted of rape, was a justified interference with his right to privacy. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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