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Proceeds of Crime

Volume 489: debated on Thursday 19 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the total proceeds of crime (a) identified, (b) restrained and (c) recovered by the Serious Organised Crime Agency was in cases where an official receiver’s fee has been paid in the last three years. (264162)

[holding answer 17 March 2009]: The civil recovery powers in the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 were extended to the Serious Organised Crime Agency and prosecutors in April 2008 under the Serious Crime Act 2007. SOCA’s costs relating to this new function are subject to internal validation and will be available after the end of the financial year.