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Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations

Version of section 59.2 from 2008-07-28 to 2017-06-16:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection 62(2) and section 63, every real estate broker or sales representative shall, in respect of a transaction for which a record is required to be kept under subsection 39(1),

    • (a) in accordance with subsection 64(1), ascertain the identity of every person who conducts the transaction;

    • (b) in accordance with section 65, confirm the existence of and ascertain the name and address of every corporation on whose behalf the transaction is conducted and the names of its directors; and

    • (c) in accordance with section 66, confirm the existence of every entity, other than a corporation, on whose behalf the transaction is conducted .

  • (2) Where the persons or entities that are parties to a real estate transaction are each represented by a different real estate broker or sales representative, the real estate broker or sales representative that represents one party is not required to ascertain the identity or the name and address of any other party or confirm their existence.

  • (3) Where one or more but not all of the parties to a real estate transaction are represented by a real estate broker or sales representative, each real estate broker or sales representative that represents a party to the transaction shall take reasonable measures to ascertain the identity or confirm the existence of the parties that are not so represented.

  • (4) Where a real estate broker or sales representative is not able to ascertain the identity or confirm the existence of an unrepresented party as required by subsection (3), they shall keep a record that indicates

    • (a) the measures they have taken to ascertain the identity or confirm the existence of that party; and

    • (b) the reasons why the identity of that party could not be ascertained or the existence of that party could not be confirmed.

  • SOR/2007-122, s. 57
  • SOR/2007-293, s. 22
  • SOR/2008-233, s. 2
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