xmlns:atom="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom" xmlns:atom="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom"


Section 15.

SCHEDULE 1E+W Consequential Amendments of the 1988 Act

1In section 72 of the 1988 Act (making of confiscation orders) subsections (1) to (4) shall cease to have effect.E+W

2(1)Section 72A of that Act (postponed determinations of benefit and amount to be recovered) shall be amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “as mentioned in section 71(2)(b)(i) above” there shall be substituted “ from any relevant criminal conduct ”, and at the end there shall be inserted “ or ”;

(b)paragraph (b) shall be omitted; and

(c)in paragraph (c), the words “by virtue of section 72 above” shall be omitted.

(3)For subsection (8) there shall be substituted the following subsection—

(8)Where the court has so proceeded—

(a)subsection (1) of section 71 above shall have effect as if the words from “before sentencing” onwards were omitted;

(b)that section shall further have effect as if references to an offence that will be taken into consideration in determining any sentence included references to an offence that has been so taken into account; and

(c)section 72(5) above shall have effect as if after “determining” there were inserted “in relation to any offence in respect of which he has not been sentenced or otherwise dealt with”.

(4)In subsection (11)(b), for the words from “may be taken together” to “section 71 above” there shall be substituted “ are comprised in relevant criminal conduct ”.

3In the table in section 102(2) of that Act (table of defined expressions) the following entries shall be inserted in the appropriate places in the alphabetical order, that is to say—E+W

ExpressionRelevant provision
Offence of a relevant descriptionSection 71(1E)
Relevant criminal conductSection 71(1D)