Background check law may cover property firms

The cabinet is considering introducing integrity tests for entrpreneurs in the property and temporary employment sectors, the Financieele Dagblad reports on Friday. .

Currently the background of sex industry bosses and cannabis-selling coffee shop owners is checked under the Bibob legislation for criminal connections.
The aim is to make sure that taxpayers’ money is not indirectly used to help criminals launder criminal proceeds by giving licences and subsidies to people with a criminal background.
Sources told the paper that ministers will discuss the plan at today’s cabinet meeting and a decision on whether to expand the scheme will be taken by the end of the year

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