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Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) Act 1980 (c.47)

652.As in England and Wales the Director of the ARA may be involved in appeals to the House of Lords and current Northern Ireland confiscation legislation amends the Criminal Appeal (NI) Act so that confiscation orders attract a right of appeal as if they were part of a sentence. Accordingly similar amendment is made to the Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) Act as to the Criminal Appeal Act 1968.

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