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Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations

Version of section 38 from 2021-06-01 to 2024-06-19:

  •  (1) A British Columbia notary public or British Columbia notary corporation is engaged in a business or profession for the purposes of paragraph 5(j) of the Act when, on behalf of a person or entity, they

    • (a) receive or pay funds or virtual currency, other than in respect of professional fees, disbursements, expenses or bail;

    • (b) purchase or sell securities, real property or immovables or business assets or entities;

    • (c) transfer funds, virtual currency or securities by any means; or

    • (d) give instructions in connection with an activity referred to in any of paragraphs (a) to (c).

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a British Columbia notary public who is acting in the capacity of an employee.

  • SOR/2019-240, s. 28

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