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In this article, the author considers the problem of whether it is possible, with regard to the resolution of Article 106 of the Polish Penal Code, to prove that someone is not aperson of impeccable character by using an expunged criminal record as evidence. As this article claims, from the moment of its expungement, the conviction is considered non-existent. It means that the organs of public authority cannot draw any legal consequences from the fact that someone had been con-victed in the past if the sentence is already expunged. But the law cannot obliterate the fact that someone had done, in the past, something reprehensible. The question is how to prove that someone is not aperson of impeccable character because he or she had done something reprehensible and illegal, without pointing out that this person was validly sentenced in the past, if their criminal record has already been expunged.