Bill Progress

Object of the Bill

The object of the Bill is to amend the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2013, to harmonise the definitions used in the Act; to provide for the carrying out risk assessments by accountable persons; to provide for the identification of customers and clients of accountable persons; to provide for procedures relating to suspicious transactions; to harmonise record keeping requirements and exchange of information obligations with international practice; to provide for the establishment of the Uganda Anti-Money Laundering Committee; and for related issues.

Other Attachments

The Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

Sponsored By Hon. Matia Kasaija (Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development)

Committee: The Committee on Finance, Planning and Economic Development



First Reading/Committee

Bill in its first Stage


Second Reading

Bill in the second stage



Third Reading

Bill is passed by Parliament of Uganda


Presentation/Waiting Assent

Bill is waiting for the president to assent.



Assented by President

Bill is fully passed. It is now and Act


Bill passed on 2017-05-13

Bill is fully passed. It is now and Act

Bill Withdrawn on

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