Civil Forfeiture of Criminal Property: Legal Measures for Targeting the Proceeds of Crime

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Simon N. M. Young
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - Law - 392 pages
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. . . this work is an important contribution to the global discourse on pursuing property, money or resources linked to crime. Michelle Gallant, Journal of Business Law Informed and informative, Civil Forfeiture of Criminal Property is a seminal work of i
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Perspectives on civil forfeiture
13
An overview of asset forfeiture in the United States
23
Ireland a multidisciplinary approach to proceeds of crime
52
Asset forfeiture in South Africa under the Prevention of Organised Crime Act 121 of 1998
93
Civil forfeiture the Australian experience
125
Civil asset forfeiture in Canada
157
Assets recovery under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 the UK experience
187
Is the patient expected to live? UK civil forfeiture in operation
228
The confiscation system in mainland China
253
Civil forfeiture for Hong Kong issues and prospects
278
Civil confiscation of proceeds of crime a view from Macau
321
The current forfeiture regime in Taiwan
335
Index
347
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