Mauritius (MU)

Jurisdiction Overview

IDQuestionAnswer
396 *What information has to be registered for those who need to be named (above)? Unknown
 Data Date: 2019

Notes

 
According to Mauritius Ministry of Finance, "Due diligence documents including proof of identity such as national identity cards, current valid passports and current valid driving licences and proof of address such as a recent utility bill or bank or credit card statement can be accepted as customer due diligence documents." (Communication with Mauritius Ministry of finance, 5 January 2020). However, such documents need to be presented only for due diligence purposes, and there is no reference in the Foundations Act, nor in the Code on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, to the registration of such information.

Sources

The Foundations Act 2012; Chapter 4 of the Code on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
 
Communication with Mauritius Ministry of finance, 5 January 2020.
 
http://companies.govmu.org/English/Legislation/Documents/amended%20acts%20101018/Foundation_%20Act%20-29.07.15%20Amended%202018.pdf
 
https://www.fscmauritius.org/media/1157/fsc-aml-cft-code-31-may-17.pdf