Anti-Money Laundering Office (Thailand)
|Formed||19 August 1999|
|Jurisdiction||Kingdom of Thailand|
|Headquarters||Pathum Wan, Bangkok, Thailand|
|Annual budget||374.1 million baht (FY2017)|
The Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO), is Thailand's "...key agency responsible for enforcement of the anti-money laundering and the counter-terrorism financing law.":7 It was founded in 1999 upon the adoption of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, B.E. 2542 (1999) (AMLA). AMLO is an independent governmental agency. It has the status of a department functioning independently and neutrally under the supervision of the minister of justice, but is not part of the justice ministry.:10
The AMLO 2015 Annual Report reported 369 persons employed as government officers plus 30 government employees.:24-25 Its budget for FY2017 is 374.1 million baht.:88 As of 2015[update] AMLO was headed by Secretary-General Police Colonel Seehanat Prayoonrat.:14
- Annual Report 2014 of Anti-Money Laundering Office (PDF). Bangkok: AMLO. 2015. ISBN 978-616-91467-7-3. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
- "Anti-Money Laundering Act, B.E. 2542 (1999)" (PDF). Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO). Retrieved 13 April 2016.[permanent dead link]
- Thailand's Budget in Brief, Fiscal Year 2017 (PDF). Bureau of the Budget (Thailand). 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 February 2017. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
- Anti-Money Laundering Office Annual Report 2015. Bangkok: Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO). 2016.
- "'Many' Thais implicated in global scandal". Bangkok Post. 2016-04-04. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
- Taptim, Tulsathit (2016-04-13). "Panama Papers and weary regulators in Thailand" (Editorial). The Nation. Retrieved 13 April 2016.