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Enforcing Confiscation Orders in the Magistrates Court


Data Law Limited

Summary

Price
£72 inc VAT
Or £24.00/mo. for 3 months...
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
1 hour
Qualification
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will: Understand the procedure of enforcement in court Know what is expected of you as the defence advocate Be clear in your submissions Know the court’s powers and duties Be able to prepare the client for the hearing Attend to post-hearing matters

What is the target audience?

  • Suitable for Magistrates Court advocates of all levels

Description

Suitable for Magistrates Court advocates of all levels, this course aims to make you feel confident about representing clients facing imprisonment when allegedly in default of a confiscation order made under s6 POCA 2002.

Topics

  • The statutory framework for enforcement
  • Funding
  • What must be proved and by whom in order to activate a default sentence
  • What does the defendant need to show to avoid imprisonment today?
  • How can he prove he is doing his best?
  • Will the court be persuaded that “doing his best” is enough?
  • What happens to the debt once a default sentence is served?
  • How else can a confiscation order be enforced?
  • Is there any appeal against activation?

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