Confiscation Law Handbook

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Sep 30, 2011 - Law - 442 pages
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A practical handbook suitable for the busy practitioner or practitioner new to the field dealing with all the basic aspects of confiscation law including civil remedies. This book is useful for those giving advice at trial stage on the future impact of confiscation proceedings. A clear analysis of the proliferating caselaw in the field allows principles to be quickly identified and understood and a stage by stage explanation of the procedural requirements ensures that required forms and responses are completed well and within time limits.

It provides a review of all the key confiscation provisions of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 including Part V civil recovery provisions, the use of which is set to expand.

Contents includes:
A brief history of confiscation law; Basic principles and timetable of 3-5; Confiscation consequent upon conviction; Cash seizures; Asset recovery under Part V; Caselaw; Problem areas; Appeals; Enforcement Stage; Civil Remedies; The future of confiscation law.

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About the author (2011)

Adrian Eissa is a Barrister at Garden Court Chambers and a leading Criminal Junior specialising in confiscation work. Ruth Barber is a Solicitor, Advocate and Director of Frisby and Co Solicitors, a legal company specialising in confiscation law.

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