It was confirmed as being Sarah. France decision. You should know that disclosure is not guaranteed - the police will only consider telling the person best placed to protect the child — usually a parent, carer or guardian — if the person being checked has a record of child sexual offences or other offences that indicate they may pose a risk to a child. Sarah Payne Image: The sex offenders register contains the details of anyone convicted, cautioned or released from prison for a sexual offence since September , when it was set up. Under the new regulations, a subject on the Sexual Offenders Register is now required to provide the police with details of all bank accounts, credit cards, passport details and any foreign travel regardless of its duration. How do I access the information? They are also required to notify to the police weekly if they are not registered as regularly residing or staying at one place. However, information on sex offenders can be, and is, shared in a controlled way by the police where necessary for the purposes of child protection or risk management. Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Thanks to a scheme rolled out in , you have the right to know if a rapist or paedophile is living on your street. In all other circumstances that are not an emergency, you can request information relating to a child that you are in a position to protect or safeguard by calling or visit your local police station. They must provide: Read More Locked up in February There were 88, police recorded sexual offences in the year ending March , an increase of 37 per cent compared with the previous year, according to the Office for National Statistics ONS. But what is the sex offenders register — and exactly how do you find out if someone has a record? Offenders must also inform the police at least seven days in advance of any foreign travel  it used to be only if it was for a period of 3 days or more , and they must register any addresses in the UK at which they stay for more than a total of 7 days within any day period. A body was found on July 17, in a field near Pulborough, some 15 miles from Kingston Gorse where she disappeared.