Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

CHAPTER 2 - THE CONFISCATION SCHEME  

PART 2-2 - FORFEITURE ORDERS  

Division 1 - Making forfeiture orders  

SECTION 52   52   Making of forfeiture order if person has absconded  


If, because of paragraph 331(1)(d) , a person is taken to have been convicted of an * indictable offence, a court must not make a * forfeiture order relating to the person ' s conviction unless:


(a) the court is satisfied, on the balance of probabilities, that the person has * absconded; and


(b) either:


(i) the person has been committed for trial for the offence; or

(ii) the court is satisfied, having regard to all the evidence before the court, that a reasonable jury, properly instructed, could lawfully find the person guilty of the offence.



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