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The IMF and the Fight Against Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism, A Factsheet

Suppressing the Financing
of Terrorism

A Handbook for Legislative Drafting

Legal Department: International Monetary Fund
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© 2003 International Monetary Fund

August 04, 2003

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1. Introduction
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2. The Sources of International Norms and Standards on the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism
  The International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism
    United Nations Security Council Resolutions on Terrorism Financing
    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Special Recommendations on Terrorist Financing
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3. Legislating to Meet the International Norms and
    Designing the Implementing Legislation
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4. Drafting Notes on Specific Matters
  Criminalizing the Financing of Terrorism
  Liability of Legal Persons
    Establishing Jurisdiction over the Financing of Terrorism Offenses
    Procedural Matters
    Freezing, Seizing, and Confiscating Terrorist Assets
    International Cooperation: Mutual Legal Cooperation and Extradition, Temporary Transfer of Persons in Custody, and Channels of Communications
    Preventive Measures (Article 18 of the Convention and
    Alternative Remittance Systems (FATF SR VI)
    Nonprofit Organizations (FATF SR VIII)
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5. Conclusion
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I. Table of Concordance
II. The International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism
  III. Status of the Convention as of April 15, 2003
  IV. United Nations Resolutions
  V. FATF Special Recommendations on Terrorist Financing
  VI. Methodology for Assessing Compliance with Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Standard
  VII. Legislative Examples: Civil Law Countries
  VIII. Legislative Examples: Common Law Countries
  IX. EC Council Regulation No. 2580/2001 of December 27, 2001
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