Archive for the 'confiscation' Category

Offenders ‘could have goods seized’ – The Independent

“Offenders could be stripped of prized possessions such as iPods under proposals to give police better powers to tackle anti-social behaviour, the Home Office said today.”

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The Independent, 7th February 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Glaves v Crown Prosecution Service – WLR Daily

Glaves v Crown Prosecution Service [2011] EWCA Civ 69; [2011] WLR (D) 37

“On an application by a defendant for a certificate of inadequacy in relation to a confiscation order under section 83 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 an investigation of the facts was required so that it was not appropriate to determine as a preliminary issue whether the application was bound to fail.”

WLR Daily, 4th February 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Conman who stole £120,000 ordered to repay £1 – Daily Telegraph

“A conman who stole more than £120,000 from customers who thought they were renting holiday villas has been ordered to repay just £1.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th January 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Regina v Constantine – WLR Daily

Regina v Constantine [2010] EWCA Crim 2406; [2010] WLR (D) 28

“A court had to take account of a confiscation order before making any order ‘involving payment by the defendant’ of costs relating to all of the proceedings that had gone on thus far.”

WLR Daily, 10th November 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Drug dealer stripped of £550,000 assets – The Independent

“A jailed drug dealer was stripped of more than half a million pounds of assets today – including his house, yacht and three flats.”

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The Independent, 15th October 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Regina v Ward (Barry) – WLR Daily

Regina v Ward (Barry) [2010] WLR (D) 191

“The Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) had no jurisdiction to hear an appeal against a refusal by a judge in the Crown Court, on an application under s 23 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, to vary a confiscation order.”

WLR Daily, 16th July 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Courts owed £1.3bn in unpaid fines, audit reveals – BBC News

“Courts in England and Wales are owed £1.3bn in unpaid fines, confiscation and compensation orders.”

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BBC News, 5th July 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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