Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010

Direction to designated person to comply with obligations under this Part.

71.— (1) A State competent authority may, by notice in writing, direct a designated person for whom the authority is a competent authority to discontinue, or refrain from engaging in, specified conduct that in the opinion of the authority constitutes, or, if engaged in, would constitute, a breach of any specified provision of this Part.

(2) The State competent authority shall specify in the direction a reasonable time by which the direction is to be complied with.

(3) If the designated person fails to comply with the direction and is subsequently found guilty of an offence consisting of the conduct specified in the direction, the court shall take the failure to comply with the direction into account as an aggravating factor in determining any sentence to be imposed on the person for the offence.