Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2020: From the Seanad

The Dáil went into Committee to consider amendments from the Seanad.
Seanad amendment No. 1:
Section 7: In page 9, to delete lines 1 and 2.

Is anyone intending to offer on amendment No. 1 or the amendments grouped with it? The Government Whip is here, and we could proceed. We are awaiting the arrival of the Minister of State at the Department of Justice. Is Deputy Howlin offering?

No amendments are tabled by this House. There are amendments accepted by the Minister in the Seanad. I do not believe anybody here would have difficulties with any of them.

Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 2:
Section 10: In page 11, line 15, to delete “subsection” where it firstly occurs and substitute “subsections”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 3:
Section 10: In page 11, line 19, to delete “guidelines.”.” and substitute “guidelines.”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 4:
Section 10: In page 11, between lines 19 and 20, to insert the following:
“(13) The Minister may, where he or she believes it is necessary to do so, and with the consent of the Minister for Finance, issue guidelines to the competent authorities for the purpose of facilitating the consistent, effective and risk-based application of this section.”.”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 5:
Section 13: In page 12, lines 10 and 11, to delete “ “including any information from relevant trust services as set out in the Electronic Identification Regulation” ” and substitute the following:
“ “(including any information from relevant trust services as set out in the Electronic Identification Regulation)” ”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 6:
Section 14: In page 12, line 18, to delete “any” and substitute “and”.
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendment No. 7:
Section 25: In page 27, line 24, after “from” to insert “the”
Seanad amendment agreed to.
Seanad amendments reported.

A message will be sent to Seanad Éireann, acquainting it accordingly.