Barnaby Hone on Section 22 POCA 2002: what you need to know
14 May 2019
The following article by Financial Crime and POCA specialist Barnaby Hone is an update from a previous article on the subject he published in June last year. Section 22 allows the prosecution to ask the court to reconsider the available amount where a confiscation order has previously been made and the available amount was lower than the benefit amount. As prosecuting authorities face austerity cuts, the use of section 22 is only going increase as prosecuting authorities see it as a way of maximising revenue.
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