Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010

Designated person’s discretion to apply additional enhanced customer due diligence measures.

39.— (1) Nothing in this Chapter prevents a designated person from applying measures in relation to a customer or beneficial owner that are additional to those specified in this Chapter, for the purposes of preventing or detecting money laundering or terrorist financing.

(2) Without prejudice to the circumstances in which a designated person may apply such additional measures, the designated person may do so when the designated person considers that there is a heightened risk of money laundering or terrorist financing.