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Act 731 money services business act 2011 date of royal assent 26aug2011 date of publication in the gazette 15sep2011 an act to provide for the licensing, regulation and. The act and rules notified there under impose obligation on banking companies, financial. Pmla and the rules notified there under came into force with effect from july 1, 2005. The gujarat tenancy and agricultural lands laws second amendment act, 2011. Money laundering prohibition act, 2011 as amended and the terrorism prevention act, 2011 as amended. Advance fee fraud and other related offences act, 2006. Knowingly helping launder money derived from criminal activity. Prohibition and prevention of money laundering amendment act 2010. This act expanded the scope of the money laundering prohibition act 2004 the 2004 act 1 by not only targeting financial. The 2004 money laundering prohibition act was finally repealed by the 2011 money. An act to repeal the money laundering act, 1995 no 3 and enact a new money laundering act. Scuml was established by the federal government in september 2005 in compliance with the provisions of the money laundering prohibition act 2004 which was subsequently repealed and amended to money laundering prohibition act 2011as amended. Commencement enacted by the national assembly of the federal republic of nigeria. An act to repeal the money laundering prohibition act, 2004 and enact the money laundering prohibition act, 2011.
An act to repeal the money laundering act, 1995 no 3 and enact a new. Antimoney laundering act, 2008 act 749 5 a the retention or the control by or on behalf of that other person of the proceeds from unlawful activity is facilitated, or b the proceeds from that unlawful activity are used to make funds available to acquire property on behalf of. An act to make better provisions for prevention and prohibition of money laundering, to provide for the disclosure of information on money laundering, to establish a financial intelligence unit and the national multidisciplinary committee on antimoney laundering and to provide for matters connected thereto. Regulatory framework and money laundering in zambia. Child rights act, 2004 nigerian cybercrimes prohibition, prevention, etc act, 2015 1999 constitution of the federal republic of nigeria.
It came on the statute book as the prevention of moneylaundering act, 2002 15 of 2003. In a bid to install and improve on an antimoney laundering regime in nigeria and fight the. In a bid to install and improve on an antimoney laundering regime in nigeria and fight the financing of terrorism, the money laundering prohibition act 2011 the 2011 act was enacted. Pdf the nigerian money laundering prevention and prohibition. This was in operation for only ten months before it was again repealed by the money laundering prohibition act of 2004. Nigeria was rated noncomplaint by giaba in the following. Download nigerian statutes in pdf law student aide.
The nigerian money laundering prevention and prohibition. It created three new criminal offenses for money laundering activities. Pdf this article looks at the history of antimoney laundering laws as well as current developments in this field. The money laundering prohibition act, 2011 mlpa, terrorism. The gujarat national law university amendment act, 2011. The successful prosecution of al capone on tax evasion brought in a new emphasis by the state and law.
Prohibition from carrying on money services business on behalf of a licensee 46. Money services business agents to comply with provisions of this act, etc. The prevention of moneylaundering bill having been passed by both the houses of parliament received the assent of the president on 17th january, 2003. Obligations of banking companies, financial institutions and intermediaries 10. This act amends the money laundering prohibition act, no. The gujarat water supply and sewerage board amendment act, 2011. The gujarat state council for physiotherapy act, 2011. The act amends the money laundering act, no 11 of 2011 to expand the scope of money laundering offences and enhance customer due diligence measures. Prohibition act 2011,4 the later repealing the money laundering. Prevention of money laundering amendment bill, 2011 9. Overview of the prevention of money laundering act,2002 6. Duty to repot1 international transfer of funds and securities. The federal republic of nigeria hereby pledges that. An act to repeal the money laundering prohibition act, 2004 and enact the.
An insight into the money laundering prohibition act core. Overview of key sections of nigerias money laundering prohibition. The act also provided that all properties held benami shall be subject prohibitiom acquisition by the government. Money laundering prohibition amendment act, 2012 arrangement of sections section. Unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context, in this act a smuggling of money or property means.
Terrorism prevention freezing of international terrorists funds. It is also an offence to knowingly retain the proceeds of a criminal activity, or to conspire, aid and abet the commission of a money laundering offence. The prevention of moneylaundering amendment act, 2005. These regulations amend the money laundering regulations 2007 s. Pdf a comparative study of the money laundering laws. Rules under the prevention of money laundering act, 2002 8. The money laundering control act of 1986 made money laundering a federal crime. Organized crime received a major boost from prohibition and a large source of new funds that were obtained from illegal sales of alcohol. Prevention of money laundering amendment act, 2009 7. The nigerian money laundering prevention and prohibition bill, 2016.
Duty to report international transfer of funds and securities. The financial intelligence centre is established in order to identify the proceeds of unlawful activities and to combat moneylaundering activities. Antimoney launderingcombating the financing of terrorism amlcft reporting guidelines 2012, paragraph 2. The government of former president obasanjo, of nigeria was able to start the fight against corruption and money laundering, by presenting the bill money laundering prohibition act 2004, before the national assembly which was accented by the government and put into use immediately in order to fight the menace in the country. In this act, unless the c interpretation ontext otherwise requires authorised officer means an officer authorised by the. In this act, unless the context otherwise requires, a adjudicating authority means the adjudicating authority appointed undersubsection 1 of section 6 of the prevention of moneylaundering act, 2002. The economic implications of money laundering in nigeria. Prohibition and prevention of money laundering amendment. The penalty for making or accepting cash contrary to the provisions of the money laundering prohibition act 2011 is a forfeiture of 25% of the excess amount received or transferred. Find, read and cite all the research you need on researchgate. The money laundering prohibition act, 2011 created numerous offences. Apart from those listed under 2 above, it is an offence to, other than through a financial institution, make or accept cash payments exceeding n5,000,000. It complements and works with the prevention of organised crime act, 1998 which contains the substantive money laundering offences.
Laws against money laundering were created to use against organized crime during the period of prohibition in the united states during the 1930s. The rules relating to money laundering are enshrined in the bank of zambia antimoney laundering directives, 2004 part iii to vii as well as in the prohibition and prevention of money laundering act, 2001 parts iv and v. Prevention of money laundering act, 2002 wikipedia. Money laundering prohibition act 2011 as amended, s 6, 2 and 10. The above laws attempts to deal with uncertanites and realities confronting the nation today. Legal framework local money laundering prohibition act, 2011 as amended. The first legislative framework established to combat money laundering was the money laundering decree of 1995. Laundering prohibition act mlpa, 2011 as amended terrorism.
Money laundering prevention act, 2012 bangladesh customs. Enacted by the national assembly of the federal republic of nigeria part i. Money laundering prohjbltlon act, 2011 a bill for an act to repeal the money laundering prohibition act, 2004 and enact the money laundering prohibition \ct. The money laundering prohibition act, 2011 has repealed the money laundering prohibition act, 2004 by providing for, among other things, that no person or body corporate shall, except in a transaction executed through a licensed financial institution, make or accept cash payments of a sum exceeding n5,000,000 five million naira or its equivalent in the case of an individual, or n10,000. This was repealed by the money laundering prohibition act of 2003. The effect of the amendment is that a person required to comply with the regulations need not apply full customer due diligence measures in relation to a transaction concerning a junior isa in certain circumstances. The bill provides that the adjudicating authority and the appellate tribunal established under the prevention of money laundering act,shall also be the same for the purposes of this act. An overview of the money laundering prohibition act 2011. Occasional cash transaction by designated nonfinancial institutions.452 1097 1060 342 1080 220 19 564 1450 963 1553 765 874 919 117 975 1478 136 798 167 836 1554 166 1598 389 84 265 98 712 472 893 1327 1370 657 114 843 335 408