The book details the law on everything from defamation and the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act to contempt of court and privacy.
What does ROA stand for?
ROA stands for Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (UK)
This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 109 other meanings of ROA in our Acronym Attic
- Record of Achievement
- Record of Assembly
- Record on Appeal (legal filing)
- Recursive Operability Analysis
- Reeks of Awesomeness (online slang)
- Regimental Officers Academy
- Region Occupancy Analysis
- Regional Office for Africa (various organizations)
- Register of Actions (various locations)
- Regurgitant Orifice Area (cardiology)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Three judges, headed by the Master of the Rolls, Lord Dyson, said that neither the disclosure provisions of the Police Act 1997 nor those of an order made pursuant to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 were compatible with Article 8, which relates to private and family life.
If you were given a compensation order or community service order (or both) they would become "spent" under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 within five years, or less if you were under 18 at the time.
As part of this inquiry we have become aware of Mr Copland's previous convictions; however these incidents occurred 23 years ago and resulted in a two-year prison sentence, so were spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.
He added the conviction was "spent" under the terms of the 1974 Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.
GOC registrants are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.
He declared his convictions before getting the job, even though under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 he was not legally obliged to do so.
The rehabilitation of offenders act would be swinging into action around now.