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Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 [Act 613]

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I   PRELIMINARY

    1. 1. Short title and commencement
    2. 2. Application
    3. 3. Interpretation
  3. Part II   MONEY LAUNDERING OFFENCES

    1. 4. Offence of money laundering
    2. 4A. Offence of structuring transactions to evade reporting requirement
    3. 5. Protection of informers and information
    4. 6. Restriction on revealing disclosure under section 5
  4. Part III   FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE

    1. 7. Functions of the competent authority
    2. 8. Provisions relating to the competent authority
    3. 9. Authorization to release information
    4. 10. Disclosure to corresponding authority of foreign State
    5. 11. Prohibited disclosure
    6. 12. Permitted disclosure
    7. 12A. Prescription of additional financial institutions
  5. Part IV   REPORTING OBLIGATIONS

    1. 13. Record-keeping by reporting institutions
    2. 14. Report by reporting institutions
    3. 14A. Prohibition against disclosure of reports and related information
    4. 15. Centralisation of information
    5. 16. Customer due diligence
    6. 17. Retention of records
    7. 18. Opening of account or conducting business relationship, transaction or activity in fictitious, false or incorrect name
    8. 19. Compliance programme
    9. 20. Secrecy obligations overridden
    10. 21. Obligations of supervisory or licensing authority
    11. 22. Powers to enforce compliance
    12. 23. (Deleted)
    13. 24. Protection of persons reporting
    14. 25. Examination of a reporting institution
    15. 26. Examination of person other than a reporting institution
    16. 27. Appearance before examiner
    17. 28. (Deleted)
  6. Part IVA   CROSS BORDER MOVEMENTS OF CASH AND BEARER NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS

    1. 28A. Interpretation in relation to this Part
    2. 28B. Persons leaving or entering Malaysia with cash or bearer negotiable instruments
    3. 28C. Movement of cash or bearer negotiable instruments by post, etc.
    4. 28D. Exceptions to requirement to make declaration
    5. 28E. Declaration about receipts of cash or bearer negotiable instruments from outside Malaysia
    6. 28F. Declaration to competent authority
    7. 28G. Structuring to avoid declaration under this Part
    8. 28H. Questioning and search powers in relation to cash or bearer negotiable instruments
    9. 28I. Power of arrest without warrant
    10. 28J. Submission of information to competent authority
    11. 28K. Declaration under this Part deemed to be a declaration in a matter relating to customs
    12. 28L. Forfeiture of detained cash or bearer negotiable instruments
  7. Part V   INVESTIGATION

    1. 29. Investigation by competent authority and enforcement agencies
    2. 30. Appointment of investigating officer
    3. 31. Powers of an investigating officer
    4. 32. Power to examine persons
    5. 33. Search of a person
    6. 34. Obstruction to exercise of powers by an investigating officer
    7. 35. Tipping-off
    8. 36. Requirement to provide translation
    9. 37. Delivery of property, document or information
    10. 38. Detention of property, document or information
    11. 39. Release of property, document or information detained
    12. 40. Statement to be admissible
    13. 41. Investigating officer may arrest without warrant
    14. 42. Arrested person to be made over to police officer
    15. 43. Investigating officer deemed to be public servant and public officer
  8. Part VI   FREEZING, SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE

    1. 44. Freezing of property
    2. 44A. Variation or revocation of order to freeze property
    3. 45. Seizure of movable property
    4. 46. Further provisions relating to seizure of movable property
    5. 47. Advocates and solicitors to disclose information
    6. 48. Investigation powers in relation to a financial institution
    7. 49. Public Prosecutor's powers to obtain information
    8. 50. Seizure of movable property in financial institution
    9. 51. Seizure of immovable property
    10. 52. Special provisions relating to seizure of a business
    11. 52A. Expiry of seizure order
    12. 53. Prohibition of dealing with property outside Malaysia
    13. 54. Dealing with property after seizure to be void
    14. 55. Forfeiture of property upon prosecution for an offence
    15. 56. Forfeiture of property where there is no prosecution
    16. 56A. Forfeiture order not to be affected by acquittal
    17. 57. Validity of freeze, seizure or sale
    18. 58. Vesting of forfeited property in the Federal Government
    19. 59. Pecuniary orders
    20. 60. Release of property seized
    21. 61. Bona fide third parties
    22. 62. Disposition of forfeited property
    23. 63. Absconded person
    24. 64. Forfeiture order where person has absconded
    25. 65. Effect of death on proceedings
    26. 66. Service of documents on absconders
  9. Part VIA   SUPPRESSION OF TERRORISM FINANCING OFFENCES AND FREEZING, SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE

    1. 66A. Interpretation in relation to this Part
    2. 66B. Declaration of specified entities
    3. 66C. Orders for implementation of measures to give effect to Security Council resolutions
    4. 66D. Minister's power to obtain information
    5. 66E. Directions and guidelines to discharge Government's international obligations
    6. 66F. Savings for orders made under the Exchange Control Act 1953 and the Labuan Financial Services Authority Act 1996
  10. Part VII   MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 67. Property tracking
    2. 68. Additional powers of competent authority and enforcement agency
    3. 69. Agent provocateur
    4. 70. Standard of proof
    5. 71. Admissibility of documentary evidence
    6. 72. Admissibility of statements by accused persons
    7. 73. Admissibility of statements and documents of persons who are dead or cannot be traced, etc.
    8. 74. Admissibility of translation of documents
    9. 75. Evidence of corresponding law or foreign law
    10. 75A. Stay of proceedings
    11. 76. Proof of conviction and acquittal
    12. 77. Indemnity
    13. 78. Service of notices or orders
    14. 79. Preservation of secrecy
    15. 80. Exemptions
    16. 81. Modifications
    17. 82. Jurisdiction
    18. 83. Power to issue guidelines, etc.
    19. 84. Regulations
    20. 85. Amendment of Schedules
    21. 86. General offence
    22. 86A. Attempts, abetments and criminal conspiracies
    23. 87. Offence committed by any person acting in an official capacity
    24. 88. Offence by an individual
    25. 89. Falsification, concealment and destruction of document, etc.
    26. 90. Seizable offence
    27. 91. Joinder of offences
    28. 91A. Particulars of charge
    29. 92. Power of competent authority to compound offences
    30. 93. Prosecution
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