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The Proceeds of Crime (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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[F13A.(1) Where it appears to a financial investigator that a specified person may have benefited from[F2 his criminal conduct] the investigator may by notice in writing require any solicitor to furnish specified information to the investigator within a specified time and in a specified manner.N.I.

[F3(1A) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1) the question whether a person has benefited from his criminal conduct is to be decided in accordance with Part 4 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.]

(2) The information which may be specified under sub-paragraph (1) is whether at any time during a specified period the specified person was a client of the solicitor in respect of—

(a)any land or business;

(b)a company, firm, partnership or trust;

(c)a bank or other account; or

(d)any assets in the nature of investments, being assets of the specified person.

(3) Where the specified person was a client as mentioned in sub-paragraph (2), the solicitor shall furnish to the investigator—

(a)the full name of the client;

(b)the most recent and all known previous addresses of the client;

(c)the date of birth (if known) of the client;

(d)other evidence of identity of the client obtained in accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations 1993; and

(e)specified details of the nature of any transaction relating to any matter mentioned in that sub-paragraph.

[F4(4) In its application by virtue of Article 49(1B), this paragraph shall have effect as if—

(a)for references to a financial investigator there were substituted references to [F5a [F6National Crime Agency officer] or a relevant Director (within the meaning of Article 49(5))];

(b)in sub-paragraphs (1) and (1A) for “benefited from his criminal conduct” there were substituted “obtained property through unlawful conduct”; and

(c)in paragraph (1A) for “Part 4” there were substituted “Part 5”.

(5) Where this paragraph applies by virtue of Article 49 (1B), then—

(a)paragraphs 4(2), 5 and 6 apply for the purposes of this paragraph with the modification mentioned in sub-paragraph (4)(a); and

(b)paragraphs 7 and 8 do not apply for those purposes.]]

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