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Can I get a visa

Old May 29th 2002, 1:35 pm
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Hi,

I am in the early stages of considering a move to Aus with my girlfriend and son. I have 12 years IT experience so should be in a good position.

The issue I have is that when I was 19 (10 years ago) I got charged with 'causing an affray' and had to carry out community service.

Does anybody know what effect this will have on my application?

Thanks
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Old May 29th 2002, 10:20 pm
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You need to declare the conviction (even if it is spent under UK legislation) but a
single event like that 10 years ago is unlikely to cause any problems.

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    >On 29 May 2002 14:20:15 GMT, Glyn <[email protected]> wrote: Hi,
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    >I am in the early stages of considering a move to Aus with my girlfriend and son. I
    >have 12 years IT experience so should be in a good position.
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    >The issue I have is that when I was 19 (10 years ago) I got charged with 'causing an
    >affray' and had to carry out community service.
    >
    >Does anybody know what effect this will have on my application?
    >
    >Thanks
    >
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    >
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Old May 30th 2002, 8:41 am
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Thanks.

Does anybody know how I can get this confirmed. I don't want to spend time and money on my application if this is going to be a problem.
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Old May 30th 2002, 8:59 am
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I don't think anyone will be able to say as an absolute nailed-on certainity that it won't be a problem but its VERY unlikely to be one.

A one off incident a long time ago, honestly declared is unlikely to mean that your a menace to the Australian public !

BTW, the bloke who answered your post (Jaj) is an emigration consultant, so he knows about this kind of thing.

Cheers

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Old May 30th 2002, 9:01 am
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Thanks for your help. Let the 6 month application begin!!!
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