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Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

Section 51: Powers

102.Section 51 sets out the powers that the court can confer on an enforcement receiver. Again, these are based on the powers that enforcement receivers use in practice. The main difference between their powers and those of management receivers is the inclusion (for enforcement receivers) of powers to realise property (other than for their own remuneration and expenses). However, enforcement receivers may need to manage property before disposing of it and they are given the powers to do so. Managing property includes selling the property where, for example, this is necessary in order to maximise its value.

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