A Pardon allows people who were once convicted of a criminal offence the ability to keep their criminal record from being accessed by having it cleared..
Main reasons for a pardon:
- Career Advancement: Ability to be bonded (Mitigate risk of committing Crime)
- Childcare: For custody of children, or childcare,
- Many Faculty in Law/Health Careers have zero tolerance for criminal records.
- Future Law Changes: There may be new legislation in parliament that can discontinue the pardon process.