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#Sex Offenders

# sex-offenders - Monday 2 April, 2012

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Nine things to know this morning…

# sex-offenders - Monday 10 October, 2011

Poll: Should a sex offenders register be made public? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a sex offenders register be made public?

As startling figures emerge on convicted offenders breaching their notification rules, it looks like legislation will tighten up around a sex offenders’ register. But how far should it go?

Call for creation of official sex offenders register

Independent TD Denis Naughten says address notification breaches by offenders shows system is not protecting children.

# sex-offenders - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Child sexual abuse support group reports continuing high demand for services

Last year, over 900 people sought the services of One in Four which seeks to help adult survivors of child sexual abuse in Ireland.

# sex-offenders - Monday 12 September, 2011

Version of Sarah's Law to be introduced in Ireland

Although proposed legislation will not go as far as Megan’s Law in America, Gardaí will be allowed to disclose certain information about sex offenders living in the community.

# sex-offenders - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

White-collar crime 'stretches gardaí to the limit'

Statement was made at the annual conference for the association representing garda sergeants and inspectors, the AGSI, in Limerick yesterday afternoon.

# sex-offenders - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Sex offenders have right to appeal UK registration

Supreme Court ruling sees Home Office prepare new rules regarding the official registration of convicted sex offenders, but Nick Clegg vows it won’t mean sex offenders “disappear off the radar”.

# sex-offenders - Monday 14 February, 2011

Shatter outlines FG plan to tag sex offenders

Party intends to introduce tagging within a year of taking office, if it is elected into government.

Poll: Should sex offenders be electronically tagged? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sex offenders be electronically tagged?

Reports today suggest Fine Gael is in favour of the electronic tagging of sex offenders – is this a necessary child protection measure, or is it a breach of their human rights?