The Proceeds of Crime (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisi/1996/1299/contents

Introductory Text

PART I INTRODUCTORY

1.Title and commencement
2.Interpretation
Art. 3 rep. by 2002 c. 29

PART II CONFISCATION ORDERS

Arts. 4‐40 rep. by 2002 c. 29

Enforcement of orders made outside Northern Ireland

Art. 41 rep. by 2002 c. 29
42.Enforcement of external confiscation orders
43.Registration of external confiscation orders

Part III (Arts. 44‐48) rep. by 2002 c. 29
Part III (Arts. 44‐48) rep. by 2002 c. 29

PART IV MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTAL

49.Additional investigation powers
50.Order to make material available
51.Authority for search
52.Articles 50 and 51: supplementary provisions
53.Offence of prejudicing investigation
54.Disclosure of information held by government departments
54A.Construction of Articles 49 to 54

Prosecution of offences, etc.

55.Prosecution by order of the Commissioners of Customs and Excise
56.Extension of certain offences to Crown servants and exemptions for regulators etc.

Supplemental
57.Amendments, transitional provisions, savings and repeals

SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1
CONFISCATION ORDERS

PART I OFFENCES IN RESPECT OF WHICH A COURT OF SUMMARY JURISDICTION MAY MAKE CONFISCATION ORDERS

PART II ORDERS VARYING LIST OF OFFENCES

1.The Secretary of State may by order amend Part I...
2.An order under paragraph 1 shall be subject to negative...

SCHEDULE 2
FINANCIAL INVESTIGATIONS

Preliminary (1) In this Schedule “the investigation”, in relation to a...

Preliminary
1.(1) In this Schedule “the investigation”, in relation to a...

Investigation powers

2.(1) A financial investigator may by notice in writing require...
Para. 3 rep. by 2002 c. 29
3A.(1) Where it appears to a financial investigator that a...

Restrictions
4.(1) A person shall not under paragraph 2 or 3...

Offences
5.(1) A person shall be guilty of an offence if...

Admissibility of evidence
6.Any answers given or information furnished by a person in...

Restriction on disclosure of information
7.(1) Information obtained by a person in his capacity as...

Code of practice
8.(1) The Secretary of State shall make a code of...

Regulations
9.Regulations under paragraphs 3(4) and 7(3) shall be subject to...

Schedule 3—Amendments

SCHEDULE 4
TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND SAVINGS

1.(1) Part II and Article 54 shall not apply—
2.In any case in which a petition in bankruptcy was...
3.In any case in which a winding up of a...
4.The provisions in this Schedule shall have effect without prejudice...

Schedule 5—Repeals
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