Personal Documentation (Verification)

Home Department written question – answered on 11th July 2006.

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Photo of Anne Milton Anne Milton Conservative, Guildford

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether police officers are required to verify when requested the authenticity of personal documentation on occasions when the public are required by financial organisations to send verified copies of the personal documentation by post.

Photo of Edward Balls Edward Balls The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

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The 2003 Money Laundering Regulations place a responsibility on financial institutions and other firms in the regulated sector to verify the identity of their customers.

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