The establishment of a Financial Intelligence Authority and a Financial Intelligence Authority Board Under the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2013 is for the prohibition and prevention of money laundering, in order to combat money laundering activities;

  1. to impose certain duties on institutions and other persons, businesses and professions who might be used for money laundering purposes;
  2. to make orders in relation to proceeds of crime and properties of offenders;
  3. to provide for international cooperation in investigations, prosecution and other legal processes of prohibiting and preventing money laundering;
  4. to designate money laundering as an extraditable offence; and to provide for other related matters.