Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018


Forfeiture of bribe

21. (1) A judge of the Circuit Court may order seized property to be forfeited if he or she is satisfied, on application made by or on behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions, that it is a gift or consideration used or intended to be used for the purposes of an offence under section 5, 6, 7 or 8.

(2) An order under subsection (1) may be made whether or not proceedings are brought against a person for an offence with which the gift or consideration concerned is connected.

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