If a person is convicted or cautioned in relation to a specific sexual offence or has committed a sexual offence but been found not guilty due to insanity or disability, they will become a subject of the Sex Offenders Register.
A person who has become a subject of the Sex Offenders Register is required by law to notify the police of the following details:
This notification should be made within three days of the caution, conviction or finding; or within three days of their release from custody or any other form of detention.
The person must also notify the police:
Important: To make a notification as a registered sex offender you must visit a prescribed police station. For a list of stations go to the Avon and Somerset prescribed police stations page.
At least once every 12 months, sex offenders must confirm that their notified details are correct.