Call made for political parties to come under ambit of anti-money laundering law

Political parties should be included under the ambit of new anti-money laundering laws, Accountant Christopher Ram has urged a parliamentary committee.

“Political parties are practically exempt from most, and are subject to few laws, a fact evidently not consistent with the rule of law or the democratic polity of Guyana. Political parties obviously raise substantial sums of money that are not properly accounted for. They should therefore be included in the Schedule of entities subject to the Act,” he told the parliamentary committee currently examining  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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