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Article 12

1. By way of derogation from points (a), (b) and (c) of the first subparagraph of Article 13(1) and Article 14, and based on an appropriate risk assessment which demonstrates a low risk, a Member State may allow obliged entities not to apply certain customer due diligence measures with respect to electronic money, where all of the following riskmitigating conditions are met:

(a) the payment instrument is not reloadable, or has a maximum monthly payment transactions limit of EUR 150 which can be used only in that Member State;

(b) the maximum amount stored electronically does not exceed EUR 150;

(c) the payment instrument is used exclusively to purchase goods or services;

(d) the payment instrument cannot be funded with anonymous electronic money;

(e) the issuer carries out sufficient monitoring of the transactions or business relationship to enable the detection of unusual or suspicious transactions.

2. Member States shall ensure that the derogation provided for in paragraph 1 of this