On 6 September, FATF-style regional body APG published this MER, which was approved at a Plenary in July.  It is the first APG MER to be adopted by the APG during a virtual plenary meeting.  The mutual evaluation of Tonga was paused in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resuming in early 2021. However, the onsite visit to Tonga took place in October/November 2019 and the MER provides a snapshot of Tonga’s system as at that date.

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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