Anti money laundering policy

Client Identification Procedures

7.1 Although not a legal requirement, the Council has developed formal client identification procedures which must be followed when council land or property is being sold. These procedures require individuals and, if appropriate, companies to provide proof of identity and current address.

7.2 If satisfactory evidence is not obtained at the outset of a matter, then the transaction must not be progressed and a disclosure report must be submitted to the Money Laundering Reporting Officer.

7.3 All personal data collected must be kept in compliance with the councils Data Protection Policy and Procedures.