The High Court stayed Proceeds of Crime action pending the criminal trial in Commissioner of AFP v Zhao & Jin handed down 12 February 2015. The judgment considers sections 319 and 266A of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Read more
Proceeds of Crime Act
Cases and Commentary on the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Cth). For further information, review my overview of the Proceeds of Crime Act.
Courts have applied Lee v R with some interesting results. Analysis of recent decisions considering X7 v ACC, Lee v NSW Crime Commission and Lee v The Queen, including Bartlett v The Queen and Zhao & Jin v Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police. Read more
Proceeds of Crime and Confiscation legislation is designed to deprive offenders of ill-gotten gains. Where the legislation is silent on the issue of victims rights, victims may be able to seek equitable relief. Read more