MUTUAL EVALUATION REPORT FOR THE KINGDOM OF SWAZILAND.
The ESAAMLG Council Of Ministers Approved And Adopted The Mutual
Evaluation Report For The Kingdom of Swazilands. 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 Kingdom of Swazilands Has Recently Enacted A Number Of Legislations To Modernise
And Strengthen Its AML/CFT Legal Framework. In 2006, It Enacted A New
Anti-Money Laundering Act 2006 (AML Act) Which Replaces The Anti-Money
Laundering Act Of 1996. The AML Act Transposes Into The AML/CFT
Framework Several Core Requirements Of The Revised Recommendations Of
The FATF. The New AML Act Provides For The Establishment Of A Financial
Intelligence Unit. Kingdom of Swazilands Has Also Taken Significant Legislative
Steps To Fight Terrorist Financing With The Adoption Of The Prevention
Of Terrorism Act In 2004.
The Report Also Identifies Areas Of Deficiencies In The AML/CFT
Framework Of Kingdom of Swazilands. It Makes Comprehensive Recommendations On
Actions That Kingdom of Swazilands Needs To Take In The Short And Medium Terms To
Strengthen Its AML/CFT System To Fully Comply Over Time With
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