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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Scottish Statutory Instrument: The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Investigations: Code of Practice) (Scotland) Order 2009 No. 245
Draft Order laid before the Scottish the Scottish Parliament under section 459(6)(b) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, for approval by resolution of the Scottish Parliament.
Draft Scottish Statutory Instruments
PROCEEDS OF CRIME
Coming into force in accordance with article 1
The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 410(4) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002(1) (“the Act”) and all other powers enabling them to do so.
The Scottish Ministers:
(1) have, in accordance with section 410(8) of the Act, revised the code of practice as to the exercise by proper persons of functions they have under Chapter 3 of Part 8 of the Act (investigations: Scotland) (“the revised code of practice”)(2);
(2) have, in accordance with section 410(2) of the Act, prepared and published a draft of the revised code of practice, considered representations made to them about the draft and amended the draft accordingly; and
(3) have, in accordance with section 410(3) of the Act, laid the revised code of practice before the Scottish Parliament.
In accordance with section 459(6)(b) of the Act, a draft of this Order has been laid before and approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament.
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