Notice Number: 6546
Year: 2013
Publication Date: 10 October 2013
Page Number: 3807
Title: Notice of Approval of Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism: Identity Verification Code of Practice Amendment 2013

Notice Text: Notice of Approval of Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism: Identity Verification Code of Practice Amendment 2013

Notice that the Ministers of Finance, Commerce and Internal Affairs hereby approve the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism: Identity Verification Code of Practice Amendment 2013, pursuant to section 64 of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 ("the Act").

The amended Code of Practice clarifies requirements for electronic identity verification following the implementation of the Electronic Identity Verification Act 2012 and the Identity Information Confirmation Act 2012 and reflects recent improvements in identity verification practice.
In preparing the amended Code of Practice, the Ministry of Justice, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Financial Markets Authority and Department of Internal Affairs consulted with the public.
The amended Code of Practice is available for viewing and downloading at
www.rbnz.govt.nz
www.fma.govt.nz
www.dia.govt.nz
The amended Code of Practice shall come into force on 1 November 2013.
Dated at Wellington this 10th day of October 2013.
HON CHRIS TREMAIN, Minister of Internal Affairs.

Source: Gazette notice, Department of Internal Affairs

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