Proceeds of crime Contents


Terms of Reference

Key facts

1 Background and Introduction

Seizure of Criminal Proceeds

Ineffectiveness of confiscation orders

Background to our inquiry

2 Collecting proceeds of crime


Awareness at investigation level: Early restraint and seizure

Specialisation at investigation level

Suspicious Activity Reports and ELMER


Consistency at prosecutor and court level

Specialism and Confiscation Courts


Incentivising effective enforcement of POCA

Practical enforcement

3 Money laundering

Money laundering and proceeds of crime

Money laundering in the UK

The effectiveness of government policy

4 Success and accountability

Measures of success: collection or disruption?

What to do with £1.6 billion debt and those who don’t pay


A lead agency for POCA

Coordination and data-sharing

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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