On 20 November 2015 I delivered a presentation on the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 (WA) – Crime-Used and Crime-Derived confiscations cases.
The WA government has introduced legislation amending the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 (WA) to give the CCC power to investigate and litigate Unexplained Wealth matters. This has potentially significant consequences. I consider those effects.Read More
The High Court granted special leave in Henderson v Queensland on 16 May 2014. If the appeal is successful it will amount to a significant erosion of the reverse onus (in relation to lawful origin) found in most Australian confiscation statutes.Read More