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Tanzania Anti-Money Laundering Legislation, Regulations and Guidelines

AML/CFT = Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism

AML/CFT Legislation

  1. Anti-Money Laundering Act, Cap. 423 of 2006 - for Tanzania Mainland (AMLA)
     
  2. Anti-Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime Act, No. 10 of 2009 - for Tanzania Zanzibar (AMLPOCA) 

AML/CFT Regulations

  1. The Anti-Money Laundering (Cross-Border Declaration of Currency and Bearer Negotiable Instruments) Regulations, 2016.

  2. Anti-Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime (AMLPOCA) Regulations 2015

  3. Prevention of Terrorism (General) Regulations, 2014

  4. Anti-Money Laundering (AMLA) Regulations 2012

AML Related Legislation

  1. Proceeds of Crime Act, Cap. 256, 1991 - for Tanzania Mainland (POCA)
     

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  3. Prevention of Terrorism Act, Cap. 19, 2002 (POTA)
     
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  5. Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, Cap. 254, 1991
     
  6. Drugs and Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Drugs Act, Cap. 95, 1995
     
  7. Extradition Act, Cap. 368, 1965
     
  8. Evidence Act, Cap. 6, 1967
     
  9. Economic and Organized Crime Control Act, Cap. 200
     
  10. Criminal Procedure Act, Cap. 20, 1985
     
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  12. Gaming Act, Cap. 41
     
  13. Banking and Financial Institutions Act, Cap. 342, 2006
     
  14. Capital Markets and Securities Act, Cap. 79, 1994
     
  15. Prevention and Combating of Corruption Act, 2007
     
  16. Non-Governmental Organisations Act, Cap.56, 2002
     

AML/CFT Guidelines

  1. Guidelines for Verification of Customers' Identities
     
  2. Anti-Money Laundering Guidelines for Banking Institutions
     
  3. Anti-Money Laundering Guidelines for Accountants and Auditors (Issued by NBAA)
     
  4. Anti-Money Laundering Guidelines for Bank of Tanzania
     
  5. Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Guidelines to Insurers
     
  6. Anti-Money Laundering Guidelines to CMSA Licensees
     
  7. Anti-Money Laundering Guidelines to Collective Investment Schemes
     
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