2015 Amendments to AML&CTF Acts

In October 2015, further amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering
and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act was brought into effect and force.
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Legislation

The FIU is governed by the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act. More

Obligations

The AML&CTF Act places certain obligations on reporting entities. More

Enforcement

The FIU is empowered to enforce compliance implementation on financial institutions. More

About the FIU

The Vanuatu Financial Intelligence Unit was enacted in September 2000 and is governed by the new Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act No. 13 of 2014. It is a unit within the State Law Office located in the Prime Minister's Complex (next to the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu compound) and managed by the Director of the FIU.

Our Function

Vanuatu FIU's primary functions are intelligence gathering and compliance regulation of financial institutions. The two primary roles are quite distinct but complimentary.

Our Mission

To collect, analyse and disseminate financial information and intelligence to support the detection, investigation and prosecution of money laundering, financing of terrorism and financial/economic crimes.

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The Financial Intelligence Unit is Vanuatu's national agency responsible for the receipt, analysis, assessment and dissemination to competent authorities disclosures of financial information to counter money laundering, terrorism financing and suspected proceeds of crime.

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