Parliament of Thailand - Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2009


The Parliament of Thailand's Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA), 2009 aims to combat money laundering in the country with the ultimate goal of helping to eliminate the drug trade. The act focuses on the laundering of money or property derived from the commission of a “predicate offense” which includes crimes relating to drugs, public corruption and terrorism. The AMLA imposes customer due diligence and reporting requirements on government entities, financial institutions and various other parties. The act is divided into several chapters, and sets forth provisions on the following topics:

1. Reporting and Identification
2. Anti-Money Laundering Board
3. Transaction Committee
4. The Office of Anti-Money Laundering
5. The Asset Management
6. Anti-Money Laundering Fund
7. Penal Provisions

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Wednesday, October 28, 2009
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Parliament of Thailand
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