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Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Sixth Amendment Rules, 2017

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(Department of Revenue)

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 23rd October, 2017

G.S.R. 1318(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clauses (i), (j), (jj), (jjj) and (k) of sub-section (2) of section 73 of the Prevention of Money-laundering Act, 2002 (15 of 2003), the Central Government hereby makes the following further amendments to the Prevention of Money laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules, 2005, namely:—

1. (1) These rules may be called the Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Sixth Amendment Rules, 2017.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules, 2005, in rule 2, in sub-rule (1), in clause (d),—

(i) In the second proviso, Clause (f) shall be omitted;

(ii) after second proviso as so amended, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:—

“Provided also that in case the officially valid document presented by a foreign national does not contain the details of address, in such case the documents issued by the Government departments of foreign jurisdictions and letter issued by the Foreign Embassy or Mission in India shall be accepted as proof of address.”.

[Notification No.7/2017/F. No. P. 12011/15/2017-ES Cell-DoR]

BIPLAB KUMAR NASKAR,

Under Secy.

Note : The principal rules were published in Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section 3, Sub-Section (i) vide number G.S.R. 444(E), dated the 1st July, 2005 and subsequently amended by number G.S.R. 717(E), dated the 13th December, 2005, number G.S.R. 389(E), dated the 24th May, 2007, number G.S.R. 816(E), dated the 12th November, 2009, number G.S.R. 76(E), dated the 12th February, 2010, number G.S.R. 508(E), dated the 16th June, 2010, number G.S.R. 980(E), dated the 16th December, 2010, number G.S.R. 481(E), dated the 24th June, 2011 and number G.S.R. 576(E), dated the 27th August, 2013, number G.S.R. 288(E), dated the 15th April, 2015, number G.S.R. 544(E), dated the 7th July, 2015, number G.S.R. 693(E), dated the 11th September, 2015, number G.S.R. 730(E), dated the 22nd September, 2015, number G.S.R. 882(E), dated the 18th November, 2015, number G.S.R. 347(E), dated the 12th April, 2017, number G.S.R. 538(E), dated the 1st June, 2017, number G.S.R. 1038(E), dated the 21st August, 2017, number G.S.R. 1057(E), dated the 23rd August, 2017 and G.S.R. 1300(E), dated the 16th October, 2017.

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