House of People approves anti-money laundering law

Posted on

Image

KABUL: The House of People on Monday approved by a majority vote a draft law against money laundering law. The measure will replace a presidential decree.
The Ministry of Justice had earlier drafted the anti-money laundering law. Lawmakers approved the measures with 139-1 votes. As many as 140 parliamentarians attended the session.
The anti-money laundering draft, containing 10 chapters and 70 articles, has been under debate in the Wolesi Jirga for three days.
Under the constitution, the Wolesi Jirga has to endorse or reject a draft law within a month. Once ratified by the parliament, the draft becomes a law after being signed by the president.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s