Man failed to abide by sex offence law

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A man required to abide by the Sexual Offences Act 2003 has been fined £100 for not doing so.

William Beaton, aged 57, of 17 Lismore Crescent, Dunollie, faced a single charge dating between April 1 and June 21, 2019.

He pled guilty to having failed to notify the police of a new bank account card within three days without reasonable excuse.

Procurator Fiscal David Glancy described Beaton as a ‘low risk’ and that he had willingly ‘declared’ the bank account to police, but had simply failed to do so within the timeframe required by the act.

Beaton had apologised for failing to do so and was ordered to pay the fine off at the rate of £20 a fortnight.