Blackstone's Guide to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
The Blackstone's Guide Series delivers concise and accessible books covering the latest legislation changes and amendments. Published within weeks of an Act, they offer expert commentary by leading names on the effects, extent and scope of the legislation, plus a full copy of the Act itself.They offer a cost-effective solution to key information needs and are the perfect companion for any practitioner needing to get up to speed with the latest changes. The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 has had a far-reaching impact on criminal procedure. The Act comprehensively addresses the detection and recovery of criminal property in all aspects under the overall supervision and control of a new body, the Assets Recovery Agency. Confiscation hearings andrestraint orders are fast becoming part of the routine of a typical criminal practice.This second edition of the successful Guide provides a detailed commentary on the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, whilst also covering all of the developments since the Act came into force in Spring 2003 and referring to subsequent related legislation. It contains the new set of Crown Court Rulesgoverning procedures, forms, and timetables, and the new Code of Practice dealing with search, seizure warrants and production and disclosure orders. Also included is updated information on the money-laundering provisions, and a developed consideration of the workings and progress of the AssetsRecovery Agency since its implementation. The user-friendliness of the Guide has been further improved with the addition of helpful court procedure guides at the end of each chapter. Practitioners will find this revised Guide an invaluable reference source and it is an essential purchase for every lawyer, both civil and criminal.
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