Child-sex offender register gets OK http://t.co/GbrV0ZV6LU
05:23 – 4 Aug 14
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The Government is pushing ahead with a child-sex offender register, which could eventually be expanded to include other sexual offenders.
Police and Corrections Minister Anne Tolley has confirmed ministers signed off on plans to establish the database with an announcement expected within the next few weeks. The database will not be open to the public.
It will be managed by the police, and only available to officials with security clearance from agencies such as the Department of Corrections and the Ministry of Social Development.
If National is returned to Government at September’s election, Tolley hopes to introduce the register by the end of the year.