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

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Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001
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Parliament of Malaysia
An Act to provide for the offence of money laundering, the measures to be taken for the prevention of money laundering and terrorism financing offences and to provide for the forfeiture of property involved in or derived from money laundering and terrorism financing offences, as well as terrorist property, proceeds of an unlawful activity and instrumentalities of an offence, and for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith.
CitationAct 613
Territorial extentThroughout Malaysia
Enacted byDewan Rakyat
Date passed10 May 2001
Enacted byDewan Negara
Date passed6 June 2001
Date of royal assent25 June 2001
Date commenced5 July 2001
Date effective[15 January 2002, P.U. (B) 15/2002]
Legislative history
Bill introduced in the Dewan RakyatAnti-Money Laundering Bill 2001
Bill citationD.R. 15/2001
Introduced byShafie Salleh, Deputy Minister of Finance
First reading9 April 2001
Second reading9 May 2001
Third reading10 May 2001
Bill introduced in the Dewan NegaraAnti-Money Laundering Bill 2001
Bill citationD.R. 15/2001
Introduced byShafie Salleh, Deputy Minister of Finance
First reading14 May 2001
Second reading5 June 2001
Third reading6 June 2001
Amends
Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2002 [P.U. (A) 18/2002]

Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 2003 [P.U. (A) 13/2003]
Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2003 [P.U. (A) 14/2003]
Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 2004 [P.U. (A) 338/2004]
Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2004 [P.U. (A) 339/2004]
Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 2005 [P.U. (A) 111/2005]
Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2005 [P.U. (A) 112/2005]
Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment of First Schedule) (No. 2) Order 2005 [P.U. (A) 416/2005]
Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment of Second Schedule) (No 2) Order 2005 [P.U. (A) 417/2005]
Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 2006 [P.U. (A) 292/2006]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment) Act 2003 [Act A1208]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 2007 [P.U. (A) 101/2007]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2007 [P.U. (A) 102/2007]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment of Second Schedule) (No. 2) Order 2007 [P.U. (A) 105/2007]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment of Second Schedule) (No. 3) Order 2007 [P.U. (A) 385/2007]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment of First Schedule) (No. 2) Order 2007 [P.U. (A) 435/2007]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2009 [P.U. (A) 327/2009]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment of Second Schedule) (No.2) Order 2009 [P.U. (A) 400/2009]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2010 [P.U. (A) 343/2010]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 2010 [P.U. (A) 402/2010]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2011 [P.U. (A) 153/2011]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2012 [P.U. (A) 144/2012]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2014 [P.U. (A) 143/2014]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Invocation of Part IV) Order 2014 [P.U. (A) 144/2014]
Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment) Act 2014 [Act A1467]
Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 2014 [P.U. (A) 291/2014]

Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2014 [P.U. (A) 294/2014]
Status: In force

The Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 (Malay: Akta Pencegahan Pengubahan Wang Haram, Pencegahan Pembiayaan Keganasan dan Hasil daripada Aktiviti Haram 2001), is Malaysian laws which enacted to provide for the offence of money laundering, the measures to be taken for the prevention of money laundering and terrorism financing offences and to provide for the forfeiture of property involved in or derived from money laundering and terrorism financing offences, as well as terrorist property, proceeds of an unlawful activity and instrumentalities of an offence, and for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith.

Structure[edit]

The Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001, in its current form (1 December 2015), consists of 7 Parts containing 93 sections and 2 schedules (including 27 amendments).

  • Part I: Preliminary
  • Part II: Money Laundering Offences
  • Part III: Financial Intelligence
  • Part IV: Reporting Obligations
  • Part IVA: Cross Border Movements of Cash and Bearer Negotiable Instruments
  • Part V: Investigation
  • Part VI: Freezing, Seizure and Forfeiture
  • Part VIA: Suppression of Terrorism Financing Offences and Freezing, Seizure and Forfeiture of Terrorist Property
  • Part VII: Miscellaneous
  • Schedules

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