Current Supervisory Authorities (SAs) approved via the AMLCFT Act and/ or by the Minister of Finance, and their respective Reporting Entities (REs) are as follows:
|SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY||REPORTING ENTITIES|
|Governor, Bank of Guyana||
|Guyana Securities Council||
|Guyana Gold Board||
|Guyana Geology & Mines Commission||
|Guyana Revenue Authority||
|Registrar, Friendly Societies||
|Chief Co-operative Development Officer||
SPECIAL ORGANIZED CRIME UNIT (SOCU)
SOCU is a unit of the Guyana Police Force, designated with responsibility for ensuring that money laundering, terrorist financing and other financial crimes are fully and thoroughly investigated. Based on the findings of their investigations, the Unit may make recommendations to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for appropriate charges to be filed against the subject(s) of the investigation.
HOW DOES THE SOCU FUNCTION UNDER GUYANA’S AML/CFT REGIME?
DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS (DPP)
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is the constitutional office responsible for instituting and undertaking all criminal prosecutions (including money laundering and terrorist financing) against any person or entity in respect of any offence against the laws of Guyana.
HOW DOES THE DPP FUNCTION UNDER GUYANA’S AML/CFT REGIME?