Pontifical Commission for the State of the Vatican City, Law amending the Decree of the President of the Governorate, 14 December 2012.


N. CLXXXV - Law amending the Decree of the President of the Governorate of 25 January 2012, N. CLIX, confirmed by the Law of 24 April 2012, n. CLXVI.

(14 December 2012)

THE PONTIFICAL COMMISSION FOR THE STATE OF THE VATICAN CITY

Having seen the Fundamental Law of the Vatican City State, 26 November 2000;

Having seen the Law on the Sources of the Law of 1 October 2008, n. LXXI;

Having seen the Apostolic Constitution “Pastor Bonus” of 28 June 1988;

Having seen the Decree of the President of the Governorate of 25 January 2012, n. CLIX, introducing amendments and supplements to the Law concerning the prevention and countering of the laundering of proceeds of crime and financing of terrorism, 30 December 2010, n. CXXVII, confirmed in the Law of 24 April 2012, n. CLXVI;

Considered the opportunity to further promote the exchange of information between the Financial Intelligence Authority and similar Authorities of other States for the purpose of preventing and combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism;

Enacted the following

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Art.1 (Amendment of Article 2 septies, paragraph 7)

Article 2 septies, paragraph 7 of the Decree of the President of the Governorate of 25 January 2012, n. CLIX, confirmed by Law of 24 April 2012, n. CLXVI, is amended as follows:

“Article 2 septies, paragraph 7

The Financial Intelligence Authority signs Memoranda of Understanding with similar Authorities of other countries in view of the exchange of information for the purposes of preventing and combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism. The Secretary of State is informed of the signing of Memoranda of Understanding.

Article 2 (Amendment of Article 41, paragraph 1)

Article 41, paragraph 1 of the Decree of the President of the Governorate of 25 January 2012, n. CLIX, confirmed by Law of 24 April 2012, n. CLXVI, is amended as follows:

“Article 41, paragraph 1

The Financial Intelligence Authority, on the condition of reciprocity and on the basis of Memoranda of Understanding, exchanges information with similar authorities of other States for the purposes of preventing and combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

Article 3 (Entry into force)

This Law will enter into force on 17 December 2012.

The text of this Law has been submitted to the consideration of the Supreme Pontiff on 12 December 2012.

The original of this Law, with the seal of the State, will be deposited in the Archives of the Laws of the Vatican City State and the corresponding text will be published in the Supplement of the Acta Apostolicae Sedis, as well as posted in the Cortile of San Damaso, at the entrance hall of the Offices of the Governorate and the Post Offices of the State, ordering to all concerned to observe it and to make it observe.

Vatican City, 14 December 2012

GIUSEPPE Card. BERTELLO

President

H.E. Msgr. GIUSEPPE SCIACCA

Secretary-General

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