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Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations

Version of section 2 from 2016-06-30 to 2021-05-31:

 If a transaction is carried out by a person or entity in a foreign currency, the amount of the transaction shall be converted into Canadian dollars using

  • (a) the official conversion rate of the Bank of Canada for that currency as published in the Bank of Canada’s Daily Memorandum of Exchange Rates that is in effect at the time of the transaction; or

  • (b) if no official conversion rate is set out in that publication for that currency, the conversion rate that the person or entity would use for that currency in the normal course of business at the time of the transaction.

  • SOR/2016-153, s. 18(E)

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