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Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Suspicious Transaction Reporting Regulations

Version of section 12.1 from 2021-06-01 to 2023-03-06:

  •  (1) A person or entity that sends a report to the Centre shall keep a copy of the report for a period of at least five years after the day on which the report is sent.

  • (2) The copy of the report may be kept in a machine-readable or electronic form if a paper copy can be readily produced from it.

  • (3) For greater certainty, if the copy is the property of a person’s employer or of a person or entity with which the person is in a contractual relationship, the person is not required to keep it after the end of their employment or the contractual relationship.

  • SOR/2007-122, s. 9
  • SOR/2019-240, s. 4
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