Anti-money laundering bill…PSC flays APNU over walkout

The Private Sector Com-mission (PSC) last night said it was astonished to learn that opposition coalition, APNU  opposed a motion on Monday to grant it observer status at all of the sittings of the Parlia-ment committee which is addressing the anti-money laundering bill.

A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) walked out of the deliberations on Monday night after it disagreed with moves to promulgate a motion for the PSC to have observer status at all of the sittings of the Select Committee on the Anti-money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) (Amendment) Bill. APNU wants attendance to be at the discretion of the committee.

In a press release, the PSC said it wished to state that, at a meeting held with APNU on 10th December, 2013, over  the delay in the passing of the AML/CFT Bill “APNU gave an unqualified undertaking to support the PSC proposal `that the meeting of the Special Select Committee be held in public’, facilitating observer attendance by  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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