Guidance

Code of Practice Issued Under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) has been amended by the Serious Crime Act 2015

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The operation by prosecutors of investigation powers within POCA are subject to guidance issued by the Attorney General and the Advocate General for Northern Ireland in a code of practice. This code of practice has been revised to take account of certain provisions in the Serious Crime Act 2015 and the full extension of POCA powers to Northern Ireland.

This code of practice was subject to a public consultation from 13th July to 7th October 2015.