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Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations

Version of section 44 from 2021-06-01 to 2024-05-28:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), every legal counsel and every legal firm is subject to Part 1 of the Act when they engage in any of the following activities on behalf of any person or entity:

    • (a) receiving or paying funds, other than those received or paid in respect of professional fees, disbursements, expenses or bail; or

    • (b) giving instructions in respect of any activity referred to in paragraph (a).

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of legal counsel when they engage in any of the activities referred to in that subsection on behalf of their employer.

  • SOR/2007-293, s. 14
  • SOR/2019-240, s. 29

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