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Confiscation Law Handbook

By: Adrian Eissa QC, Ruth Barber
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Published: 30-09-2011
Format: Paperback
Edition: 1st
Extent: 442
ISBN: 9781847667076
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Series: Criminal Practice Series
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
RRP: £90.00
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About Confiscation Law Handbook

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.

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1: A brief history and overview of confiscation law; Chapter 2: Basic principles of confiscation law; Chapter 3: Restraint; Chapter 4: Practice and procedure; Chapter 5: Cash seizures; Chapter 6: Enforcement, reconsideration of orders and appeals and the dead, absconded and insolvent; Chapter 7: Case law; Chapter 8 : Civil recovery; Chapter 9: Third-party interests; Appendix 1 Proceeds of Crime Act 2002; Appendix 2 Criminal Procedure Rules 2010; Appendix 3 Magistrates' Court (Detention and Forfeiture of Cash) Rules 2002; Appendix 4: Attorney General guidance to prosecuting bodies on their asset recovery powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002; Appendix 5: Guidance for Prosecutors on the Discretion to Instigate Confiscation Proceedings.


"I received the Confiscation Law Handbook today. So far, I have referred to it twice. I have found the book to be accessible, clear, concise and accurate. A perfect 'go to' manual."” –  Michaela E. Mallin, Solicitor, 2011, Michaela E. Mallin, Solicitor, 2011

"If you're a practitioner preparing a case involving confiscation law, or representing your client in court, or even producing a skeleton argument or counter argument, then the Confiscation Law Handbook is just for you... barristers, solicitors and legal executives, not to mention investigators such as border agency personnel, and the police will find this handy and concise guide indispensible."” –  Phillip Taylor MBE, 2011, Phillip Taylor MBE, 2011

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