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AML 7.3.2



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(1) For the purposes of AML Rule 7.3.1(1)(a), a Relevant PersonG must identify a customer and verify the customer's identity in accordance with this Rule.
(2) If a customer is a natural person, a Relevant PersonG must obtain and verify information about the person's:
(a) full name (including any alias);
(b) date of birth;
(c) nationality;
(d) legal domicile; and
(e) current residential address (other than a post office box).
(3) If a customer is a body corporate, the Relevant PersonG must obtain and verify:
(a) the full name of the body corporate and any trading name;
(b) the address of its registered office and, if different, its principal place of business;
(c) the date and place of incorporation or registration;
(d) a copy of the certificate of incorporation or registration;
(e) the articles of association or other equivalent governing documents of the body corporate; and
(f) the full names of its senior management.
(4) If a customer is a foundation, the Relevant PersonG must obtain and verify:
(a) a certified copy of the charter and by-laws of the foundation or any other documents constituting the foundation; and
(b) documentary evidence of the appointment of the guardian or any other person who may exercise powers in respect of the foundation.
(5) If a customer is an express trust or other similar legal arrangement, the Relevant PersonG must obtain and verify:
(a) a certified copy of the trust deed or other documents that set out the nature, purpose and terms of the trust or arrangement; and
(b) documentary evidence of the appointment of the trustee or any other person exercising powers under the trust or arrangement.
Derived from DFSA RM231/2018 (Made 6th June 2018) [VER15/07-18]