ABSL legislative success – the criminal record check bill was signed yesterday

Yesterday President Andrzej Duda signed the criminal record check for the financial sector. The bill was voted in the Parliament on 12th of April.

The aim of the proposal was to implement legal regulations into Polish law to enable the screening of job applicants or current employees at financial sector entities using their criminal records. It will help to maintain the stability of the financial system and the interests of all market players, operators and participants. The bill will also support the creation of new jobs for highly-educated and skilled employees, mostly in banking, finance and insurance services sector.

The full implementation date for the bill is 1st October 2018.