Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act 2005

Amendment of section 17 of Act of 1994.

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28.—Section 17 of the Act of 1994 is amended as follows:

( a) in subsection (2) by substituting the following for paragraph ( a):

“( a) the value of the defendant's—

(i) proceeds of drug trafficking,

(ii) funds subject to confiscation, or

(iii) benefit as mentioned in section 9(4) of this Act,

as the case may be, in the period by reference to which the determination in question was made (‘the original value’), or”;

( b) in subsection (2) by substituting the following for subparagraph (i):

“(i) may make a fresh determination of the value of the defendant's—

(I) proceeds under section 4 of this Act, in the case of a drug trafficking offence,

(II) funds subject to confiscation under section 8A of this Act, in the case of an offence of financing terrorism, and

(III) benefit under section 9 of this Act, in the case of an offence other than a drug trafficking offence or an offence of financing terrorism, and”;

( c) by inserting the following after subsection (3):

“(3A) For any determination under section 8A of this Act by virtue of this section, section 8B(5) shall not apply in relation to any of the defendant's funds subject to confiscation that were taken into account in determining the original value.”.