Proceeds of Crime Act 1996


Number 30 of 1996


PROCEEDS OF CRIME ACT 1996

REVISED

Updated to 30 July 2018


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Proceeds of Crime Act 1996. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018 (22/2018), enacted 25 July 2018, and all statutory instruments up to and including Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 298 of 2018), made 26 July 2018, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 30 of 1996


PROCEEDS OF CRIME ACT 1996

REVISED

Updated to 30 July 2018


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was first passed.

Related legislation

Proceeds of Crime Acts 1996 to 2016 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation ( Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2016 (8/2016), s. 7(2)). The Acts in the group are:

Proceeds of Crime Act 1996 (30/1996)

Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2005 (1/2005), Part 2

Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2016 (8/2016)

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

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Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 (9/2018)

Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2016 (8/2016)

Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006)

Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act 2005 (2/2005)

Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2005 (1/2005)

Euro Changeover (Amounts) Act 2001 (16/2001)

International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1998 (40/1998)

All Acts up to and including Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018 (22/2018), enacted 25 July 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011)

Registration of Deeds Rules 2008 (S.I. No. 52 of 2008)

All statutory instruments up to and including Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 298 of 2018), made 26 July 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 30 of 1996


PROCEEDS OF CRIME ACT 1996

REVISED

Updated to 30 July 2018


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS


Number 30 of 1996


PROCEEDS OF CRIME ACT 1996

REVISED

Updated to 30 July 2018


AN ACT TO ENABLE THE HIGH COURT, AS RESPECTS THE PROCEEDS OF CRIME, TO MAKE ORDERS FOR THE PRESERVATION AND, WHERE APPROPRIATE, THE DISPOSAL OF THE PROPERTY CONCERNED AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [4 th August, 1996]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

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Application of Act confirmed not restricted (12.02.2005) by Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2005 (1/2005), s. 10, commenced on enactment.

Non-application to Principal Act of section 11(7) of Statute of Limitations 1957.

10.—For the avoidance of doubt, it is hereby declared that section 11(7) of the Statute of Limitations 1957 does not apply in relation to proceedings under the Principal Act.