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Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act

Version of section 11.12 from 2020-06-01 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Application for registration

  •  (1) An application for registration shall be submitted to the Centre in the prescribed form and manner and shall include

    • (a) a list of the applicant’s agents or mandataries or branches that are engaged, on behalf of the applicant, in the activities referred to in paragraph 5(h) or (h.1), in issuing or selling money orders to, or redeeming them from, the public if the applicant is a person or entity referred to in paragraph 5(l), or in any prescribed activities;

    • (b) if the applicant is a person referred to in paragraph 5(h.1)

      • (i) the name and address for service of an individual who resides in Canada and who is authorized to accept, on behalf of the person, notices that are served or caused to be served by the Centre under this Act,

      • (ii) a document that sets out the person’s record of criminal convictions, or states that the person does not have one, that is issued by a competent authority of the foreign state in which the person resides, and, if the document is made in a language other than English or French, a translation of it into one of those languages attested to by a person who is recognized as a certified translator by a provincial organization or body that is competent under provincial law to issue such certifications;

    • (c) if the applicant is an entity referred to in paragraph 5(h.1)

      • (i) the name and address for service of an individual who resides in Canada and who is authorized to accept, on behalf of the entity, notices that are served or caused to be served by the Centre under this Act, and

      • (ii) for each of the chief executive officer, the president and the directors of the entity and for each person who owns or controls, directly or indirectly, 20% or more of the entity or the shares of the entity, a document that sets out the person’s record of criminal convictions, or states that the person does not have one, and that is issued by a competent authority of the foreign state in which the person resides, and, if the document is made in a language other than English or French, a translation of it into one of those languages attested to by a person who is recognized as a certified translator by a provincial organization or body that is competent under provincial law to issue such certifications; and

    • (d) any prescribed information.

  • Marginal note:Agents, mandataries and branches

    (2) Any agent, mandatary or branch included on the list is not required to register with the Centre when they are acting in that capacity.

  • 2006, c. 12, s. 11
  • 2014, c. 20, s. 263
  • 2017, c. 20, ss. 421, 439

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