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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

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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.  

Purpose 

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. 

Agenda 

14:00-14:05

Introduction from Northumbria University and ‘house rules’ 

14:05 – 14:10 

Commissioner’s Introduction 

14:10 – 14:15 

Presentation 1: calculating a confiscation order 

14:15-14:45

 

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 

14:50-15:20 

Session 2 

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

15.20-15:35

Break 

15:35-15:40 

Presentation 3: enforcing a confiscation order 

15:40-16:10 

 

Session 3 

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

16:10-16:25

Plenary discussion 

16:25-16:30 

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: confiscation1@lawcommission.gov.uk

For questions about the event please contact nu.events@northumbria.ac.uk

 

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

Event Details

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