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Drags Offences (Forfeiture Of Assets)

Volume 986: debated on Thursday 19 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, in the light of the decision in Regina v Cuthbertson, Todd and McCoy, if he will introduce legislation to ensure that those convicted of conspiracy, rather than under a specific provision of the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1971, will not be able to benefit from the proceeds of their crime.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will seek to amend the law so that a man who has profited from illicit drug manufacture and distribution and later been convicted may have the profits of his crime and relevant assets forfeited to the Crown.