Farquharson has ensured that all backlog applications have already been dealt with.
The committee was appointed in September 2019.
Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Amendment) 2015, people who have committed murder, manslaughter, treason, armed robbery, rape or possession of dangerous drugs with the intent to supply cannot have their records expunged.
All other offenses can be expunged on application to the committee. Read more >>