The Act Bibob and the competences of the administrative bodies to assess the probity

Civil law and civil procedure / Professional ethics

The Act Bibob and the competences of the administrative bodies to assess the probity

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Summary

Since 1 June 2003 various administrative bodies can use the Public Administration Probity Screening Act (Wet Bibob) to assess the probity of applicants and license holders. This act provides the competence to withdraw or refuse a decision if there is a fear that the decision will be or is used for money-laundering, or for carrying out new criminal activities.
The following research question is addressed: How to arrange the Bibob-procedure in such a way that administrative bodies have the relevant information as quick as possible to enable them to make sound and lawful decisions?
To answer this question two separated studies have been conducted. The first study entailed an inventory of the current cooperation and distribution of information. The second study was an exploration of two scenarios.

Publication data

Author(s):
Sibma, A., Tollenaar, A., Jager, L. de, Buggenum, I. van, Winter, H.
Organization(s):
Pro Facto, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen - Vakgroep Bestuursrecht en Bestuurskunde, WODC
Place of publication:
Groningen
Publisher:
Pro Facto
Year of publication:
2014

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