Wednesday, 1 August 2012

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10:11am Wednesday 1st August 2012

Sex offender order will be ended

"A MAN who took photographs of naked boys in swimming pool changing rooms will soon no longer have to register as a sex offender.

WP avoided a jail sentence in 2006 but was told that he would be put under a timeless sexual offences prevention order. A judge has now ordered it will end next June.

Because he received a six-month suspended jail term, P, 58, only had to register as a sex offender for seven years.

Robin Shellard, representing him, told Swindon Crown Court it would be unfair to make him continue registering when that time was up.

Prosecutors agreed, in light of cases heard by the Court of Appeal, and did not oppose an application for it to end."

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