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HMRC internal manual

Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme

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Fit and Proper test: key persons with criminal convictions

All sole traders, partners and company officials, including directors and company secretaries, entered on the application form will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to ascertain whether they have any relevant unspent convictions. An ‘unspent’ conviction is one that has not expired under the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. (This content has been withheld because of exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000)