Proceeds of Crime Act 2002


SECTION 316   Consent orders  

A court may make an order in a proceeding under Chapter 2 with the consent of:

(a) the applicant in the proceeding; and

(b) everyone whom the court has reason to believe would be affected by the order.

The order may be made:

(a) without consideration of the matters that the court would otherwise consider in the proceeding; and

(b) if the order is an order under section 47 (forfeiture orders relating to conduct constituting serious offences) or 49 (forfeiture orders relating to property suspected of proceeds of indictable offences etc) - before the end of the period of 6 months referred to in paragraph 47(1)(b) or 49(1)(b) (as the case requires).

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