Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

CHAPTER 2 - THE CONFISCATION SCHEME  

PART 2-4 - PECUNIARY PENALTY ORDERS  

Division 1 - Making pecuniary penalty orders  

SECTION 117   Pecuniary penalty orders made in relation to serious offence convictions  

117(1)  
A court must not make a * pecuniary penalty order in relation to a person ' s conviction of a * serious offence until after the end of the period of 6 months commencing on the * conviction day.

117(2)  
However, if the court before which the person was convicted has * proceeds jurisdiction, the court may make a * pecuniary penalty order in relation to the person ' s conviction when it passes sentence on the person.

Note:

Pecuniary penalty orders made under this subsection cannot be enforced within 6 months: see subsection 140(3) .

117(3)  
Subsection (1) does not apply if the person is taken to have been convicted of the * serious offence because of paragraph 331(1)(d) .




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