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MUTUAL EVALUATIONS


MUTUAL EVALUATION REPORT FOR THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA.

ESAAMLG COUNCIL OF MINISTERS ADOPTS THE MUTUAL EVALUATION REPORT FOR THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA

The ESAAMLG Council Of Ministers Approved And Adopted The Mutual Evaluation Report For The Republic Of Kenya On 08 September 2011. The Report Was Prepared By ESAAMLG Experts And Before Its Approval By The Council Of Ministers It Was Fully Discussed And Adopted By The ESAAMLG Task Force Of Senior Officials.

The Report Records The Significant Commitment Of The Government Of The Republic Of Kenya In Establishing A Framework To Combat Money Laundering. The Proceeds Of Crime And Anti-Money Laundering Act (the POCAMLA) Is The Key Enactment Which Supports The AML Legal Framework In Kenya. The POCAMLA Addresses Some Core Requirements Applicable To Financial Institutions By Imposing AML Obligations On Financial Institutions And Some Categories Of The Designated Non-Financial Businesses And Professions (DNFBPs), Under The FATF Definitions Of Those Terms. The Act Also Provides For The Establishment Of A Financial Intelligence Unit - The Financial Reporting Centre.

The Report Further Identifies Areas Of Deficiencies In The AML/CFT Framework Of The Republic Of Kenya. It Makes Comprehensive Recommendations On Actions That Kenya Needs To Take In The Short And Medium Terms To Develop Its AML/CFT System To Comply Over Time With International Standards.

Click here To Download A Copy Of The Executive Summary Of The Report.

ESAAMLG Secretariat

November 2011


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 Posted:  09, Jan 17