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Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act

Version of section 40 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-06-18:

Marginal note:Object

 The object of this Part is to establish an independent agency that

  • (a) acts at arm’s length from law enforcement agencies and other entities to which it is authorized to disclose information;

  • (b) collects, analyses, assesses and discloses information in order to assist in the detection, prevention and deterrence of money laundering and of the financing of terrorist activities;

  • (c) ensures that personal information under its control is protected from unauthorized disclosure;

  • (d) operates to enhance public awareness and understanding of matters related to money laundering; and

  • (e) ensures compliance with Part 1.

  • 2000, c. 17, s. 40
  • 2001, c. 41, s. 65

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