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Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 (c. 43)

677.Confiscation orders like fines attract imprisonment in default if they are not paid. Sections 35 and 40 of the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 enable magistrates’ courts to replace imprisonment in default of payment of a fine with certain non-custodial measures. This power is specifically disapplied where confiscation order enforcement is concerned.

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