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Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations

Version of section 34 from 2008-06-23 to 2020-07-28:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), every accountant and every accounting firm is subject to Part 1 of the Act when they

    • (a) engage in any of the following activities on behalf of any person or entity, namely,

      • (i) receiving or paying funds,

      • (ii) purchasing or selling securities, real properties or business assets or entities, or

      • (iii) transferring funds or securities by any means; or

    • (b) give instructions on behalf of any person or entity in respect of any activity referred to in paragraph (a).

    • (c) [Repealed, SOR/2007-122, s. 39]

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of an accountant when they engage in any of the activities referred to in paragraph (1)(a) or (b) on behalf of their employer.

  • (3) For greater certainty, subsection (1) does not apply in respect of audit, review or compilation engagements, carried out in accordance with the recommendations set out in the CICA Handbook.

  • SOR/2007-122, s. 39
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