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Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 2001 (Act No. 38 of 2001)

Chapter 3 : Money Laundering, Financing of Terrorist and Related Activities and Financial Sanctions Control Measures

Part 1 : Customer due diligence

21C. Ongoing due diligence


An accountable institution must, in accordance with its Risk Management and Compliance Programme, conduct ongoing due diligence in respect of a business relationship, which includes—

(a) monitoring of transactions undertaken throughout the course of the relationship, including, where necessary—
(i) the source of funds, to ensure that the transactions are consistent with the accountable institution’s knowledge of the client and the client’s business and risk profile; and
(ii) the background and purpose of all complex, unusual large transactions, and all unusual patterns of transactions, which have no apparent business or lawful purpose; and
(b) keeping information obtained for the purpose of establishing and verifying the identities of clients pursuant to sections 21, 21A and 21B of this Act, up to date.


[Section 21C inserted by section 10 of the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act, 2017 (Act No. 1 of 2017)]