Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

CHAPTER 2 - THE CONFISCATION SCHEME  

PART 2-6 - UNEXPLAINED WEALTH ORDERS  

Division 2 - Unexplained wealth amounts  

SECTION 179L   Relieving certain dependants from hardship  

179L(1)  
The court making an *unexplained wealth order in relation to a person must make another order directing the Commonwealth, once the unexplained wealth order is satisfied, to pay a specified amount to a *dependant of the person if the court is satisfied that:


(a) the unexplained wealth order would cause hardship to the dependant; and


(b) the specified amount would relieve that hardship; and


(c) if the dependant is aged at least 18 years - the dependant had no knowledge of the person's conduct that is the subject of the unexplained wealth order.

179L(2)  
The specified amount must not exceed the person's *unexplained wealth amount.

179L(3)  
An order under this section may relate to more than one of the person's *dependants.




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