Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act 2001

F2[ Forfeiture of bribe.


2B.(1) A judge of the Circuit Court may order any gift or consideration which is detained under section 2A of this Act to be forfeited if satisfied, on application made by or on behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions, that it is a gift or consideration referred to in section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906, as amended by section 2 of this Act.

(2) An order may be made under this section whether or not proceedings are brought against any person for an offence with which the gift or consideration in question is connected.

(3) The standard of proof in proceedings under this section is that applicable in civil proceedings.]




Inserted (12.02.2005) by Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2005 (1/2005), s. 23, commenced on enactment.