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Drug Trafficking Offences Act 1986

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Confiscation of proceeds of drug trafficking

    1. 1. Confiscation orders.

    2. 1A. Postponed determinations.

    3. 2. Assessing the proceeds of drug trafficking.

    4. 3. Statements relating to drug trafficking.

    5. 3A. Provision of information by defendant.

    6. 4. Amount to be recovered under confiscation order.

    7. 4A. Powers of High Court where defendant has died or absconded.

    8. 4B.Effect of conviction where High Court has acted under section 4A.

    9. 5. Definition of principal terms used.

    10. 5A. Reconsideration of case where court has not proceeded under section 1.

    11. 5B.Re-assessment of whether defendant has benefited from drug trafficking.

    12. 5C.Revised assessment of proceeds of drug trafficking.

  3. Enforcement etc. of confiscation orders

    1. 6. Application of procedure for enforcing fines.

    2. 7. Cases in which restraint orders and charging orders may be made.

    3. 8. Restraint orders.

    4. 9. Charging orders in respect of land, securities etc.

    5. 10. Charging orders: supplementary provisions.

    6. 11. Realisation of property.

    7. 12. Application of proceeds of realisation and other sums.

    8. 13. Exercise of powers by High Court or receiver.

    9. 14. Variation of confiscation orders.

    10. 15. Bankruptcy of defendant etc.

    11. 16. Sequestration in Scotland of defendant etc.

    12. 17. Winding up of company holding realisable property

    13. 17A. Insolvency officers dealing with property subject to restraint order.

    14. 18. Receivers: supplementary provisions.

    15. 19. Compensation.

    16. 19A. Compensation etc. where absconder is acquitted.

    17. 19B.Power to discharge confiscation order and order compensation where absconder returns.

    18. 19C.Variation of confiscation orders made by virtue of section 4A.

    19. 20–23.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Acquiring etc. property derived from drug trafficking

    1. 23A.Acquisition, possession or use of proceeds of drug trafficking.

  5. Offence of assisting drug traffickers

    1. 24. Assisting another to retain the benefit of drug trafficking.

    2. 24A. Recognition and enforcement of orders and functions under Part I of the Criminal Justice (Scotland)Act

  6. Enforcement of external orders

    1. 25. Enforcement of Northern Ireland orders.

    2. 26. Enforcement of other external orders.

    3. 26A. Registration of external confiscation orders.

  7. Offences in connection with money laundering

    1. 26B.Failure to disclose knowledge or suspicion of money laundering.

    2. 26C.Tipping-off.

  8. Investigations into drug trafficking

    1. 27. Order to make material available.

    2. 28. Authority for search.

    3. 29.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 30. Disclosure of information held by government departments.

    5. 31. Offence of prejudicing investigation.

    6. 32. Authorisation of delay in notifying arrest.

    7. 33.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  9. Drug administration kits etc.

    1. 34. Prohibition of supply etc. of articles for administering or preparing controlled drugs.

  10. Miscellaneous and Supplemental

    1. 35. Power to appoint additional assistant commissioner.

    2. 36. Drug trafficking offences to be serious arrestable offences.

    3. 36A. Prosecution by order of the Commissioners of Customs and Excise.

    4. 36B. Extension of certain offences to Crown servants and exemptions for regulators etc.

    5. 37. Expenses.

    6. 38. General interpretation.

    7. 39. Minor amendments.

    8. 40. Short title, commencement and extent.

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