No ‘unusual powers’ granted to executive in anti-laundering amendment – AG

Attorney General Anil Nandlall has rejected a charge by Opposition Leader David Granger that the anti-money laundering amendment bill gives excessive powers to the Executive, saying that it is no different from similar legislation around the world.

“…I reject the notion or allegation made by the Opposition Leader that the Bill resides any unusual amount of power in the Executive or that it is different from legislation of similar type existing elsewhere,” Nandlall said in a statement yesterday, in response to an assertion made by Granger on Friday.

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