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The Law Commission second special online symposium to discuss their review of the law on confiscation in part 2 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002



The Law Commission would like to invite you to a special online symposium hosted by the Northumbria University on 30th November to discuss their review of the law on confiscation in Part 2 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. 

You can access a copy of the consultation paper here.  

There is a shorter executive summary available here.  


The symposium brings to a close the Law Commission’s three-month consultation, and provides an opportunity to explore the most controversial topics that have emerged. These topics will be grouped under the following three themes:   

  • Calculating a confiscation order;  
  • The procedure to obtain a confiscation order; and, 
  • Enforcing a confiscation order.  

Event Format 

Introductory presentation by a Law Commission lawyer that will set the scene and focus the area of discussion, followed by small group round table discussions supported by a moderator.  

We would be very pleased if you can stay for the whole event, however, you are welcome to arrive and leave to fit in with other commitments. 



Introduction from Northumbria University and ‘house rules’ 

14:05 – 14:10 

Commissioner’s Introduction 

14:10 – 14:15 

Presentation 1: calculating a confiscation order 



Session 1 

Delegates to discuss with the assistance of a moderator questions and topics relating to the first presentation.  

14:45 – 14:50 

Presentation 2: the procedure to obtain a confiscation order 


Session 2 

Delegates to discuss with the assistance of a moderator questions and topics relating to the second presentation. 




Presentation 3: enforcing a confiscation order 



Session 3 

Delegates to discuss with the assistance of a moderator questions and topics relating to the third presentation. 


Plenary discussion 


Event Close 


Joining details will be sent closer to the event date.

For more information about the project or questions about the consultation, please contact:

For questions about the event please contact


You can register your interest in participating here (Registration closes on Monday November 23rd):

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