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Human Rights: On the record: Glossary

On the record


Commission Australian Human Rights Commission (previously the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission or HREOC)
conviction a conviction of an offence by a court of law
CrimTrac An executive agency established under section 65 of the Public Service Act 1999 (Cth) which delivers national information sharing solutions for law enforcement and provides a national police checking service to certain organisations
AHRC Act Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth)
ILO 111 International Labour Organisation Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention 1958
inherent requirements the essential requirements of a particular job or position
National Police Certificate a document issued by an Australian Police Agency detailing a person’s police check results
police check a check undertaken by an Australian Police Agency or CrimTrac
spent convictions old convictions determined to be ‘spent’ under spent conviction and offender rehabilitation laws and schemes
unfair dismissal laws industrial relations laws which provide protection against unfair dismissal from employment
unrecorded conviction a finding of guilt by a court of law where no conviction was recorded, usually an indication that the offence was not considered serious enough to record a conviction, taking into account the nature of the offence and the likely impact of the recorded conviction on the offender’s economic or social well-being

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