Politically Exposed Persons (PEP)

Means a natural person (and includes, where relevant, a family member or close associate) who is or has been entrusted with a prominent public function, including but not limited to, a head of state or of government, senior politician, senior government, judicial or military official, ambassador, senior executive of a state owned corporation, or an important political party official, but not middle ranking or more junior individuals in these categories.

Derived from DFSA RM12/2004 (Made 16th September 2004). [VER1/09-04]
[Amended] DFSA RM124/2013 (Made 13th June 2013) [VER30/07-13]