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Amendment of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

3.  In Schedule 4 to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (lifestyle offences: Scotland)(1), after paragraph 9A insert—

Consumer credit

9AA.  An offence under section 23(1) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000(2) (contravention of the general prohibition) if it concerns the carrying on, or purported carrying on, of a credit-related regulated activity (as defined by section 23(1B) of that Act(3)).

(1)

Schedule 4 was amended by paragraph 32 of Schedule 7 to the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (c.41), section 14(4) of the Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004 (c.11), section 5(8) of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 (c.19), article 3 of S.S.I. 2003/594, article 4 of S.S.I. 2011/231 and paragraph 8 of Part 1 of the Schedule to S.I. 2013/1881.

(2)

2000 c.8. Section 23 was amended by paragraph 3 of Part 2 of Schedule 9 to the Financial Services Act 2012 (c.21).

(3)

S.I. 2014/334 designates certain kinds of regulated activity as credit-related regulated activities for the purpose of section 23(1B) (which was inserted by paragraph 3(2) of Part 2 of Schedule 9 to the Financial Services Act 2012).