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Assets Recovery Agency

Volume 448: debated on Tuesday 4 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the total value of property and possessions confiscated by the Assets Recovery Agency was in the last financial year in Northern Ireland. (77369)

Confiscation is triggered by prosecutors post-conviction. The Assets Recovery Agency is not a prosecuting body, and therefore has not confiscated any assets. However, in 2005-06 using its civil recovery powers the Assets Recovery Agency recovered assets to the value of £0.77 million in Northern Ireland.