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Criminal Finances Act 2017

The Criminal Finances Act gained Royal Assent on 27 April 2017.

The Criminal Finances Act gained Royal Assent on 27 April 2017. This gives law enforcement agencies and partners, further capabilities and powers to recover the proceeds of crime, tackle money laundering, tax evasion and corruption, and combat the financing of terrorism.

Codes of practice

Guidance on use of asset recovery powers

  1. The Proceeds of Crime Act, Section 2a

    • Guidance

Further explanatory documents in relation to the powers

  1. Circular 003/2018: Criminal Finances Act: unexplained wealth orders

    • Correspondence
  2. Circular 004/2018: Criminal Finances Act: unlawful conduct, gross human rights abuses or violations

    • Correspondence
  3. Circular 005/2018: Criminal Finances Act: forfeiture of money held in bank and building society accounts

    • Correspondence
  4. Circular 006/2018: Criminal Finances Act: disclosure orders

    • Correspondence
  5. Circular 007/2018: Criminal Finances Act: sharing information within the regulated sector

    • Correspondence
  6. Circular 008/2018: Criminal Finances Act: extending the moratorium period for suspicious activity reports

    • Correspondence
  7. Circular 009/2018: Criminal Finances Act: extension of powers and new assault and obstruction offence

    • Correspondence
  8. Circular 010/2018: Criminal Finances Act: further information orders

    • Correspondence
  9. Circular 011/2018: Criminal Finances Act: confiscation reconsideration

    • Correspondence
  10. Circular 012/2018: Criminal Finances Act: confiscation, enforcement, defendent's money held by a third party

    • Correspondence
  11. Circular 015/2018: Criminal Finances Act 2017 - forfeiture of property

    • Correspondence
Published 1 February 2018
Last updated 5 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added link to Circular 015/2018: Criminal Finances Act 2017 - forfeiture of property.
  2. First published.