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Last week police the Tweed-Byron district conducted a compliance operation focusing on convicted sex offenders on the Child Protection Register.

On Tuesday and Wednesday the unit examined whether they had been keeping their personal information up to date.

Of the offenders examined, formal proceedings have been instigated against three offenders for failing to comply with reporting obligations.

No child abuse material was located during the operation.

Investigations are continuing in relation to a fourth offender with possible formal proceedings to be instigated.

Tweed-Byron Police say they are continuing ‘to work closely with Community Corrections at Tweed Heads with regard to registerable persons’ adding there will be ‘ongoing operations regarding these persons to ensure that they are complying with their conditions’.


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