Closed consultation

The Proceeds of Crime Act: changes to bodies granted investigatory and other powers

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We are consulting on which bodies should be granted access to the investigation powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA).

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Consultation description

This consultation covers the following 5 issues:

  • the extension of powers to bodies with some existing investigation powers
  • provision of powers to new public bodies
  • allocation of new powers provided by the Policing and Crime Act 2009
  • changes to the level of seniority for Senior Appropriate Officers for the authorisation of the exercise of certain powers
  • removal of existing powers from two bodies


Published 24 July 2015