23. A money-services business, and the persons or entities referred to in subparagraph 1, 2 or 4 of the first paragraph of section 6, must be of good moral character and show the integrity needed to carry on their activities and perform their functions.
A lack of good moral character is determined in light of such factors as the connections the persons or entities referred to in the first paragraph maintain with a criminal organization within the meaning of subsection 1 of section 467.1 of the Criminal Code (R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46) or with any other person or entity who engages in money laundering for criminal activities or in trafficking in a substance included in any of Schedules I to IV to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (S.C. 1996, c. 19). It is also determined in light of any other event of such a nature as to affect the validity of the licence or give the Minister cause to act under any of sections 11 to 17.
2010, c. 40, Sch. I, s. 23; 2020, c. 5, s. 731.