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Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act

Version of section 29 from 2019-06-21 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:If there is a contravention

  •  (1) If the Minister decides that subsection 12(1) was contravened, the Minister may, subject to the terms and conditions that the Minister may determine,

    • (a) decide that the currency or monetary instruments or, subject to subsection (2), an amount of money equal to their value on the day the Minister of Public Works and Government Services is informed of the decision, be returned, on payment of a penalty in the prescribed amount or without penalty;

    • (b) decide that any penalty or portion of any penalty that was paid under subsection 18(2) be remitted; or

    • (c) subject to any order made under section 33 or 34, confirm that the currency or monetary instruments are forfeited to Her Majesty in right of Canada.

    The Minister of Public Works and Government Services shall give effect to a decision of the Minister under paragraph (a) or (b) on being informed of it.

  • Marginal note:Limit on amount paid

    (2) The total amount paid under paragraph (1)(a) shall, if the currency or monetary instruments were sold or otherwise disposed of under the Seized Property Management Act, not exceed the proceeds of the sale or disposition, if any, less any costs incurred by Her Majesty in respect of the currency or monetary instruments.

  • 2000, c. 17, s. 29
  • 2006, c. 12, s. 15
  • 2019, c. 29, s. 124(F)

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