Guidance

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 - codes of practice

The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) has been amended by the Criminal Finances Act 2017.

Documents

Code of practice issued under Section 292 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 recovery of cash: search powers (print)

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Code of practice issued under Section 292 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 recovery of cash: search powers (accessible)

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Code of practice issued under section 303G of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 recovery of listed assets: search powers (England and Wales and Scotland) (print)

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Code of practice issued under section 303G of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 recovery of listed assets: search powers (England and Wales and Scotland) (accessible)

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Details

These codes – one new and one revised – provide guidance on the appropriate and proportionate use of POCA powers. The codes above cover:

  • the exercise of search powers to recover cash
  • the exercise of search powers to recover certain listed assets

These codes come into force on 16 April 2018.

Published 16 April 2018