Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2005

Amendment of section 43 (interpretation of Part VI) of Act of 1994.

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22.—Section 43 of the Act of 1994 is hereby amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) In this Part of the Act—

‘cash’ includes notes and coins in any currency, postal orders, cheques of any kind (including travellers’ cheques), bank drafts, bearer bonds and bearer shares;

‘criminal conduct’ means any conduct which—

( a) constitutes an offence or more than one offence, or

( b) where the conduct occurs outside the State, constitutes an offence under the law of the state or territory concerned and would constitute an offence or more than one offence if it occurred within the State;

‘exported’, in relation to any cash, includes its being brought to any place in the State for the purpose of being exported;

‘proceeds of crime’ has the meaning given to that expression by section 1(1) (as amended by section 3 of the Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2005 ) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 1996.”.