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Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act

Version of section 11.44 from 2017-06-22 to 2020-09-09:


Marginal note:Foreign branches and subsidiaries

  •  (1) Every entity referred to in any of paragraphs 5(a) to (g), except for authorized foreign banks within the meaning of section 2 of the Bank Act and for foreign companies within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Insurance Companies Act, shall ensure that its foreign branches, and that its foreign subsidiaries that carry out activities similar to those of entities referred to in those paragraphs and that are either wholly-owned by the entity or have financial statements that are consolidated with those of the entity, comply with any directive issued under this Part, except with respect to any reporting measure as contemplated by paragraph 11.42(2)(e), to the extent it is permitted by, and does not conflict with, the laws of the foreign state in which the branch or subsidiary is located.

  • Marginal note:Records and reporting

    (2) If compliance with a directive by a branch or a subsidiary is not permitted by or would conflict with the laws of the foreign state in which the branch or subsidiary is located, the entity shall keep, in accordance with section 6, a record of that fact and of the reasons why it is not permitted or it would conflict, and shall, within a reasonable time, notify the Centre, and the principal agency or body that supervises or regulates it under federal or provincial law, of that fact and those reasons.

  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1869
  • 2014, c. 20, s. 269
  • 2017, c. 20, s. 424
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