Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

CHAPTER 2 - THE CONFISCATION SCHEME  

PART 2-6 - UNEXPLAINED WEALTH ORDERS  

Division 4 - Enforcement of unexplained wealth orders  

SECTION 179R   Enforcement of an unexplained wealth order  

179R(1)  
An amount payable by a person to the Commonwealth under an *unexplained wealth order is a civil debt due by the person to the Commonwealth.

179R(2)  
An *unexplained wealth order against a person may be enforced as if it were an order made in civil proceedings instituted by the Commonwealth against the person to recover a debt due by the person to the Commonwealth.

179R(3)  
The debt arising from the order is taken to be a judgment debt.

179R(4)  
If an *unexplained wealth order is made against a person after the person's death, this section has effect as if the person had died on the day after the order was made.




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