The Verkhovna Rada adopted the law "About Prevention and Legalization Counteraction, to Laundering of Income Gained by a Criminal Way".
370 deputies voted for the law in the second reading and 393 as a whole.
The law gives the chance to law enforcement agencies of Ukraine and the foreign states to check and investigate the crimes connected with washing of means and other illegal financial operations.
To legalization of income gained by a criminal way, any actions connected with money (property), received owing to the commission of crime, directed on concealment of data sources of means or assistance to the person who is the accomplice of a crime on washing of means belong.
Action of this law extends on citizens of Ukraine, foreigners and stateless persons, and also legal entities who provide carrying out financial operations in the territory of Ukraine.
By the law it is established that subjects of primary financial monitoring are: banks, insurance and other financial institutions (except non-state pension funds and pawnshops); payment organizations, commodity, stock and other exchanges; professional participants of securities market, except stock exchanges; the companies on management of assets.
Also branches or representations of foreign subjects of a hozdeyatelnost which provide financial services in the territory of Ukraine fall under monitoring; dealers in real estate; dealers in precious metals; dealers in antiques or art subjects; pawnshops, casino, notaries, lawyers, natural persons - subjects of business activity and legal entities who perform financial operations with goods in cash.
To subjects of the state financial monitoring by the law are referred: National bank, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Justice, transport Ministry, Ministry of Economics, State commission on securities and stock market, State commission on regulation of the markets of financial services.