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Original name: Undang-Undang Tentang Pencegahan Dan Pemberantasan Tindak Pidana Pencucian Uang
Name: Law No. 8 of 2010 on Prevention of the Crime of Money Laundering.
Country: Indonesia
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law; Elimination of forced labour
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2010-10-22
Entry into force:
ISN: IDN-2010-L-91600
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=91600&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Sekretariat Negara Republik Indonesia, Indonesia PDF of Law in Indonesian PDF of Law in Indonesian (consulted on 2012-11-26)
Abstract/Citation: Makes the laws concerning money laundering stricter. Increases penalties for violators of crimes. Also expands the grounds under which money can be seized. This law expands the list of agencies permitted to conduct money laundering investigations; increases the ability of the independent Financial Intelligence Unit (PPATK) to examine suspicious financial transactions; expands institutions authorized to obtain results of PPATK analysis or examination of transactions; creates a streamlined mechanism to seize and freeze criminal assets; expands the entities which must file reports with PPATK and increases some criminal penalties for money laundering offenses. The law designates non-financial businesses, in addition to Indonesian banks and providers of financial services, which are required to report suspicious transactions to PPATK.

Money gained from criminal acts falling within the scope of this law include crimes related to: corruption; bribery; narcotics; psychotropic substances; labour trafficking; smuggling of migrants; banking; capital market; insurance; customs; clearance; trafficking in persons; illicit arms trafficking; terrorism; kidnapping; theft; embezzlement; fraud; counterfeiting; gambling; prostitution; taxation; forestry sector; environmental field; maritime affairs and fisheries, or other offenses punishable by criminal sanction of more than four years jail.
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