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Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations

Version of section 67.2 from 2017-06-17 to 2020-10-05:

  •  (1) A financial entity, life insurance company, life insurance broker or agent or money services business that determines under paragraph 54.2(1)(b), section 56.1 or paragraph 59(5)(a) that a person is a politically exposed foreign person or a family member of, or person who is closely associated with, such a person shall

    • (a) take reasonable measures to establish the source of the funds that have been used for the transaction; and

    • (b) ensure that a member of senior management reviews the transaction.

  • (2) A financial entity, life insurance company, life insurance broker or agent or money services business shall also take the measures referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) if they determine under paragraph 54.2(1)(b), section 56.1 or paragraph 59(5)(a) that a person is a politically exposed domestic person, a head of an international organization or a family member of, or person who is closely associated with, one of those persons and they consider, based on an assessment of the risk referred to in subsection 9.6(2) of the Act, that there is a high risk of a money laundering offence or terrorist activity financing offence.

  • (3) A financial entity or money services business that determines under paragraph 54.2(1)(c) or 59(5)(b) that a person is a politically exposed foreign person or a family member of, or person who is closely associated with, such a person shall ensure that a member of senior management reviews the transaction.

  • (4) A financial entity or money services business shall also take the measure referred to in subsection (3) if they determine under paragraph 54.2(1)(c) or 59(5)(b) that a person is a politically exposed domestic person, a head of an international organization or a family member of, or person who is closely associated with, one of those persons and they consider, based on an assessment of the risk referred to in subsection 9.6(2) of the Act, that there is a high risk of a money laundering offence or terrorist activity financing offence.

  • (5) A financial entity, life insurance company, life insurance broker or agent or money services business shall take the reasonable measures referred to in paragraphs 54.2(1)(b) and (c), section 56.1 and paragraphs 59(5)(a) and (b) — and, if applicable, shall take the measures referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) or that referred to in subsection (3), as the case may be — within 30 days after the day on which the transaction occurs.

  • SOR/2007-122, s. 66
  • SOR/2016-153, s. 77
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