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Confiscation: A Practical Guide to Confiscating Crime Proceeds

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ISBN13: 9780414012974
ISBN: 0414012976
Published: January 2000
Publisher: W. Green
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Confiscation: A Practical Guide to Confiscating Crime Proceeds explores all the principal stages covering confiscation proceedings both in drug trafficking and other crime. The work examines all processes from the early investigative stage and the use of production orders to the initial freezing of assets in the civil courts by means of restraint orders. The book also explores the procedures followed at a confiscation hearing in the criminal courts, including the type and standard of evidence required and the consequent making and enforcement of a confiscation order. Confiscation is designed to assist all those involved in the process of confiscating crime proceeds. A practical handbook, Thomson's Confiscation provides straight-forward guidance to confiscation proceedings as effective in the Scottish courts under the Proceeds of Crime (Scotland) Act 1995 and the Criminal Law (Consolidation)(Scotland) Act 1995.

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Scots Law
Confiscation: what, why and when? - Investigative powers - Restraint orders - Implicative gifts and confiscation assumptions - Proceeds-the financial analysis - Prosecutor's statement and answers - The confiscation hearing or proof - Enforcement of a confiscation order and the use of administrators - Miscellaneous - Appendix I: The confiscation timetable - Appendix II: Styles - Appendix III: The Proceeds of Crime (Scotland) Act 1995 parts I, III and V. Criminal Law (Consolidation)(Scotland) Act 1995 part V.