In determining whether to grant a spent conviction, section 45(1) of the Sentencing Act 1995 (WA) provides that:-
A Court sentencing an offender is not to make spent conviction order unless:-
it considers that the offender should be relieved immediately of the adverse effect that is a spent conviction for the purpose of the Spent Convictions Act 1988.
Other factors which have been held by the Court to be relevant when making a determination on a spent conviction include the following (but not limited to):-
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