Pursuant to Article 9 of the Regulations for Department Affairs of Investigation Bureau, Ministry of Justice amended on October 17, 2008, the authority of AMLD is as follows:
1.Researching anti-money laundering and combating terrorism financing strategies and providing consultation in the formulation of relevant regulations.
2.Receiving and analyzing suspicious transaction reports (STRs) filed by financial institutions and cross-border currency transportation report (CCTR) forwarded by customs, where appropriate, it was made available as financial intelligence use to domestic and international counterparts.
3.Receiving significant transaction reports (CTR) filed by financial institutions, where appropriate, it was made available as financial intelligence use to domestic and international counterparts.
4.Playing an integral role in supporting various government agencies in the investigation and prosecution and trial of criminal and terrorist enterprises in Taiwan and oversea, and also working with Financial Supervisory Committee and other related agencies to ensure the compliance of global AML/CFT standards.
5.Contributing to global networks of FIUs, intelligence exchange, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing, and international investigation on AML/CFT.
6.Publishing and filing annual reports, work manuals, and AML/CFT related information.