Fit and Proper in UK Law

  • Using the lie detector test to curb corruption in the Nigerian Police Force
    • Núm. 26-3, Julio 2019
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 874-880
    Purpose: This paper aims to critically examine the lie detector test policy of the Nigeria Police Force to determine if the policy is capable of curbing corruption in the Nigerian Police Force. De...
    ......The above measure willensurethat currentemployees who are chosen as examiners for the lie detector tests are fit and proper personsfor thejob.Research limitations/implications –This paper focuses on the new lie detector test policy of theNigeria PoliceForce. It does not ......
  • Adoption of mobile technology in business: a fit‐viability model
    • Núm. 107-8, Octubre 2007
    • Industrial Management & Data Systems
    • 1154-1169
    Purpose: This paper aims to study the adoption of mobile technology in business and its determinants. A diagnostic tool for proper adoption of mobile technology is developed. Design/methodology/ap...
    ......A diagnostic tool for proper adoption of mobile technology is developed.Design/methodology/approach – Grounded on the fit-viability framework, the paper uses amulti-case study ......
  • Implementing sustainable procurement in the United Arab Emirates public sector
    • Núm. 20-2, Abril 2020
    • Journal of Public Procurement
    • 97-117
    Purpose: Despite making significant strides in transforming its environmental outlook over the past few years and promoting sustainable procurement (SP) in the public sector, the United Arab Emirat...
    ...... should issuea standard practices handbookfor SP to be used bypublic organizationsto provide public procurers a clear method for conductinga proper cost–benefit analysisto evaluate and decide on sustainable purchases that fit the economy and society and meet the nationalsustainabilityagenda. ......
  • Are you fit to run an electronic library?
    • Núm. 4-6, Junio 1986
    • The Electronic Library
    • 303-308
    The introduction of computers — especially microcomputers — into libraries is having an enormous effect on the way information is being acquired, processed and used by the library staff, the public...
    ......Thousands of dollars can be wasted if appointments of managers to run these expensive facilities are made without proper screening of personnel who are adaptable to this new and upcoming environment. Faced with awesome responsibilities, the electronic library manager is ......
  • Advocating Accountability: The (Re)forming of a Refugee Rights Discourse in South Africa
    • Núm. 25-1, Marzo 2007
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    This paper examines the roles and impact of civic initiatives in forming a refugee rights discourse and ushering in refugee policy in South Africa in compliance with its international obligations. ...
    ......Both miss th e broader picture and fail to acknowledge the ex plicit role of civic society both in helping to frame policy and urging its proper implementation . Civic initiatives representing various constituenci es in South Africa and abroad have played a central role in forming ......
  • Early warning systems: Helping to steer a safer course
    • Núm. 8-2, Febrero 2000
    • Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance
    • 151-156
    In this paper, the author examines the steps that Barclays Retail Financial Services has taken over the last few years to help identify potential risk to investors at an earlier stage. Barclays Ban...
    ......FITNESS AND PROPERNESS The second early warning system relates to the business understanding and accepting its obligation to ensure that advisers remain 'fit and proper'. ......
  • Learning from praxis. How high-profile winners and losers inform business's extant theories on longevity, environment, and adaptation
    • Núm. 10-1, Enero 2014
    • World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development
    • 33-47
    Purpose: – This paper uses a number of current examples from a variety of industries both regional and global, to explore the relationship between business longevity, environment, and adaptiveness ...
    ......, to explore the relationship between business longevity, environment, and adaptiveness toargue that only adaptive responses contingent on a proper classification of external circumstance willresult in productive efficacy for the business. The paper aims to discuss these ......
  • The role of ethnic divisions in people’s attitudes toward the death penalty: The case of the Albanians
    • Núm. 18-5, Diciembre 2016
    • Punishment & Society
    Are there specific ethnocultural features that make people support the death penalty, or does support of capital punishment simply reflect people’s position vis-à-vis power? Much of the existing re...
    ......proper; to an embattled ethnic minority in Macedonia; to a tiny, compact, but peaceful ethnic minority in Montenegro. By analyzing ......
  • Fitness and propriety in financial services in the 21st century
    • Núm. 8-2, Febrero 2000
    • Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance
    • 109-117
    ‘Fitness and propriety’ is a key qualifying condition of authorisation under the Financial Services and Markets Bill. Blandly stated, it is probably uncontroversial as a condition of authorisation....
    ......The current version can be viewed at: www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk FIT AND PROPER - A HISTORICAL EXCURSUS As long ago as the 16th Century Lord Coke said: 'he is said in law to be fit to execute his office, who has three things: ......
  • Editorial
    • Núm. 1-7, Abril 1931
    • Probation Journal
    ...... able from personal knowledge to vouch for the accuracy of the statements made by the applicant, and that he is a fit and proper person to hold a passport. When countersigning applications, pro- bation officers should also mention that they hold that position. I ......
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