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Submission the Bill of Amendment to the Anti-Money Laundering Act to the Parliament

In order to meet domestic needs and compliance with international standards as well as considering the necessity of reviewing the law of Anti-Money Laundering and eliminating some relevant barriers including lack of proportionate punishment to the crime,  lack of dissuasiveness  and  effectiveness of the punishment, impossibility of prosecuting money laundering as a stand-alone offence, lack of appropriate procedures for the confiscation of assets and other items, the Bill of "Amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act", was proposed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance and was approved by the Cabinet at the session on 08/11/2017. Now, it is presented to the Parliament to take its relevant legislative procedures.