Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Amendment Act 2017 (130 of 2017)

Schedule 1   Amendments

Part 5   Investigation and enforcement

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006

68   Subsection 199(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

Powers of examination and search

(3) A police officer or a customs officer may, with such assistance as is reasonable and necessary, examine an article which a person has with him or her if:

(a) the person:

(i) is about to leave Australia or has arrived in Australia; or

(ii) is about to board or leave, or has boarded or left, any ship or aircraft; and

(b) either:

(i) the officer is seeking to find out whether the person has with him or her any physical currency in respect of which a report under section 53 is required; or

(ii) the officer has reasonable grounds to suspect that the person has with him or her any physical currency that may be of interest under subsection (14).


Copyright notice

© Australian Taxation Office for the Commonwealth of Australia

You are free to copy, adapt, modify, transmit and distribute material on this website as you wish (but not in any way that suggests the ATO or the Commonwealth endorses you or any of your services or products).