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Proceeds of Crime Regulations 2002

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SR 2002 No. 259 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to Crimes Legislation (Consequential Amendments) Regulation 2015
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Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 05 Jun 2015
Start Date 05 Jun 2015
End Date 14 Oct 2016

Proceeds of Crime Regulations 2002

Statutory Rules No. 259, 2002

made under the

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

Compilation No. 8

Compilation date:                              5 June 2015

Includes amendments up to:            SLI No. 76, 2015

Registered:                                         5 June 2015

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Proceeds of Crime Regulations 2002 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 5 June 2015 (the compilation date).

This compilation was prepared on 5 June 2015.

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on ComLaw (www.comlaw.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on ComLaw for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Modifications

If the compiled law is modified by another law, the compiled law operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. For more information on any modifications, see the series page on ComLaw for the compiled law.

Self‑repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                             1

1............ Name of Regulations........................................................................... 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 1

3A......... Meaning of authorised officer............................................................. 1

4............ Declaration of State and self‑governing Territory laws—definition of corresponding law       2

4A......... Meaning of enforcement agency......................................................... 2

5............ Declaration—definition of interstate forfeiture order........................... 3

6............ Declaration—definition of interstate pecuniary penalty order.............. 5

7............ Declaration—definition of interstate restraining order......................... 7

8............ Meaning of narcotic substance........................................................... 8

9............ Specification—definition of serious offence........................................ 9

Part 2—The confiscation scheme                                                                               15

Division 2.1A—Orders about forfeited property                                        15

9A......... Additional function of responsible authority..................................... 15

9B......... Giving notice of matters relevant to application for order under section 102 or 103 of Act      15

Division 2.1—Pecuniary penalty orders                                                           16

10.......... Penalty amounts exceeding court’s jurisdiction—certificate.............. 16

Division 2.2—Literary proceeds orders                                                           17

11.......... Literary proceeds amounts exceeding the court’s jurisdiction—certificate                17

Part 3—Information gathering                                                                                    18

12.......... Approved examiners......................................................................... 18

13.......... Approved form—examination notice................................................ 18

Part 4—Administration                                                                                                    19

Division 4.1—Powers and duties of the Official Trustee                         19

14.......... Costs etc payable to Official Trustee................................................. 19

15.......... Remuneration of Official Trustee...................................................... 19

Division 4.2—Confiscated Assets Account                                                      20

16.......... Identity of amounts credited to Confiscated Assets Account............ 20

17.......... Annual management fee for Confiscated Assets Account................. 20

18.......... Notice by AFP of possible claims under the equitable sharing program  21

19.......... Notice by responsible authority of possible claims under the equitable sharing program         22

Schedule 1Forms                                                                                                     24

Form 1—Examination notice                                                                                        24

Endnotes                                                                                                                                    25

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                            25

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                                26

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                             27

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                           28

 


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name of Regulations

                   These Regulations are the Proceeds of Crime Regulations 2002.

2  Commencement

                   These Regulations commence on 1 January 2003.

Note:          If, on the commencement of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, regulations for the purposes of certain provisions in that Act are not in force, then regulations made for a corresponding provision of the Proceeds of Crime Act 1987 are in force for those purposes until new regulations are made—see Item 26 of Schedule 7 to the Proceeds of Crime (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2002.

3  Definitions

                   In these Regulations:

Act means the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

3A  Meaning of authorised officer

             (1)  Subject to subregulation (2), for paragraph (e) of the definition of authorised officer in section 338 of the Act, a person engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 who is performing duties in the Australian Taxation Office and who is authorised by the Commissioner of Taxation for the purposes of that paragraph is specified for the purposes of the Act.

             (2)  Subregulation (1) does not apply to the use of the term ‘authorised officer’ in:

                     (a)  Part 3‑5 of the Act (except section 225); or

                     (b)  the definition of executing officer in section 338 of the Act.

             (3)  To avoid doubt, subregulation (1) applies to the use of the term ‘authorised officer’ in the definition of person assisting in section 338 of the Act.

4  Declaration of State and self‑governing Territory laws—definition of corresponding law

                   For the definition of corresponding law in section 338 of the Act, each of the following laws is declared to be a law that corresponds to the Act:

                     (a)  Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990 of New South Wales;

                     (b)  Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime Act 1989 of New South Wales;

                     (c)  Confiscation Act 1997 of Victoria;

                     (d)  Criminal Proceeds Confiscation Act 2002 of Queensland;

                     (e)  Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 1996 of South Australia;

                    (ea)  Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 2005 of South Australia;

                      (f)  Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 of Western Australia;

                     (g)  Crime (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1993 of Tasmania;

                     (h)  Criminal Property Forfeiture Act 2002 of the Northern Territory;

                      (j)  Confiscation of Criminal Assets Act 2003 of the Australian Capital Territory.

4A  Meaning of enforcement agency

             (1)  Subject to subregulation (2), for paragraph (b) of the definition of enforcement agency in section 338 of the Act, the Australian Taxation Office is specified as a revenue agency for the purposes of the Act.

             (2)  Subregulation (1) does not apply to the use of the term ‘enforcement agency’ in section 254 of the Act.

5  Declaration—definition of interstate forfeiture order

                   For the definition of interstate forfeiture order in section 338 of the Act, each of the following kinds of order is declared to be within that definition:

                     (a)  assets forfeiture order under section 22 of the Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990 of New South Wales;

                    (aa)  order, under subsection 29(1) of the Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990 of New South Wales, declaring that an interest in property is available to satisfy a proceeds assessment order or unexplained wealth order;

                   (ab)  assets forfeiture order under subsection 31A(3) of the Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990 of New South Wales;

                     (b)  forfeiture order under subsection 18(1) of the Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime Act 1989 of New South Wales;

                   (ba)  order, under subsection 32(2) of the Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime Act 1989 of New South Wales, declaring that specified property is available to satisfy a drug proceeds order;

                     (c)  forfeiture order under Division 1 of Part 3, and civil forfeiture order under Part 4, of the Confiscation Act 1997 of Victoria;

                   (da)  tainted property substitution declaration under subsection 34C(1) of the Confiscation Act 1997 of Victoria;

                   (db)  declaration, under subsection 36(1) of the Confiscation Act 1997 of Victoria, that property has been forfeited under section 35 of that Act;

                   (dc)  tainted property substitution declaration under section 36F(1) of the Confiscation Act 1997 of Victoria;

                     (e)  forfeiture order under subsection 58(1) or 151(1) of the Criminal Proceeds Confiscation Act 2002 of Queensland;

                  (eaa)  serious drug offender confiscation order under section 93ZZB of the Criminal Proceeds Confiscation Act 2002 of Queensland;

                    (ea)  tainted property substitution declaration under subsection 153D(1) of the Criminal Proceeds Confiscation Act 2002 of Queensland;

                      (f)  forfeiture order made under section 8 or 9 of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 1996 of South Australia (that is continued in force under item 11 of Schedule 1 of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 2005 of South Australia);

                    (fa)  forfeiture order under subsection 47(1) of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 2005 of South Australia;

                    (fb)  instrument substitution declaration under section 48 of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 2005 of South Australia;

                    (fc)  declaration that particular property has been forfeited under section 77 of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 2005 of South Australia;

                     (g)  crime‑used property substitution declaration under section 22 of the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 of Western Australia;

                     (h)  declaration of confiscation under section 30 of the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 of Western Australia;

                      (i)  forfeiture order under subsection 10(1) of the Crimes (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1988 of Western Australia that is continued in effect under subsection 7(1) of the Criminal Property Confiscation (Consequential Provisions) Act 2000 of Western Australia;

                    (ia)  confiscable property declaration under subsection 28(1) of the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 of Western Australia;

                      (j)  forfeiture order under section 16 of the Crime (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1993 of Tasmania;

                    (ja)  wealth forfeiture order under section 152 of the Crime (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1993 of Tasmania;

                     (k)  forfeiture order under subsection 54(1), 59(2) or 67(2) of the Confiscation of Criminal Assets Act 2003 of the Australian Capital Territory;

                      (l)  crime‑used property substitution declaration under subsection 81(2) of the Criminal Property Forfeiture Act of the Northern Territory;

                    (m)  declaration that property specified in an application that is not owned by the respondent is available for forfeiture under subsection 92(1) of the Criminal Property Forfeiture Act of the Northern Territory;

                     (n)  declaration that property has been forfeited under subsection 94(4) of the Criminal Property Forfeiture Act of the Northern Territory;

                     (o)  order that property is forfeit to the Territory under subsection 96(1) or section 97, 99, 100 or 101 of the Criminal Property Forfeiture Act of the Northern Territory.

6  Declaration—definition of interstate pecuniary penalty order

                   For the definition of interstate pecuniary penalty order in section 338 of the Act, each of the following kinds of order is declared to be within that definition:

                     (a)  proceeds assessment order under section 27 of the Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990 of New South Wales;

                    (aa)  unexplained wealth order under subsection 28A(2) of the Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990 of New South Wales;

                   (ab)  proceeds assessment order or unexplained wealth order under subsection  31B(4) of the Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990 of New South Wales;

                     (b)  pecuniary penalty order under subsection 24(1) of the Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime Act 1989 of New South Wales and drug proceeds order under subsection 29(1) of that Act;

                     (c)  pecuniary penalty order under Part 8 of the Confiscation Act 1997 of Victoria;

                     (e)  proceeds assessment order under subsection 78(1) of the Criminal Proceeds Confiscation Act 2002 of Queensland;

                  (eaa)  unexplained wealth order under section 89G of the Criminal Proceeds Confiscation Act 2002 of Queensland;

                    (ea)  pecuniary penalty order under subsection 184(1) of the Criminal Proceeds Confiscation Act 2002 of Queensland;

                   (eb)  special forfeiture order under subsection 202(1) of the Criminal Proceeds Confiscation Act 2002 of Queensland;

                      (f)  pecuniary penalty order under paragraph 9(4)(b) of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 1996 of South Australia (that is continued in force under item 11 of Schedule 1 of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 2005 of South Australia);

                    (fa)  pecuniary penalty order under subsection 95(1) of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 2005 of South Australia;

                    (fb)  literary proceeds order under subsection  111(1) of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 2005 of South Australia;

                     (g)  unexplained wealth declaration under section 12 of the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 of Western Australia;

                     (h)  criminal benefits declaration under section 16 of the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 of Western Australia;

                   (ha)  criminal benefits declaration under subsection 17(1) of the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 of Western Australia;

                      (i)  crime‑used property substitution declaration under section 22 of the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 of Western Australia;

                      (j)  pecuniary penalty order under subsection 15(1) of the Crimes (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1988 of Western Australia that is continued in effect under subsection 7(1) of the Criminal Property Confiscation (Consequential Provisions) Act 2000 of Western Australia;

                     (k)  pecuniary penalty order under section 21 of the Crime (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1993 of Tasmania;

                      (l)  penalty order under subsection 84(1) or 85(1) of the Confiscation of Criminal Assets Act 2003 of the Australian Capital Territory;

                    (m)  unexplained wealth declaration under subsection 71(1) of the Criminal Property Forfeiture Act of the Northern Territory;

                     (n)  criminal benefit declaration under subsection 75(1) or 76(1) of the Criminal Property Forfeiture Act of the Northern Territory;

                     (o)  crime‑used property substitution declaration under subsection 81(2) of the Criminal Property Forfeiture Act of the Northern Territory

7  Declaration—definition of interstate restraining order

                   For the definition of interstate restraining order in section 338 of the Act, each of the following kinds of order is declared to be within that definition:

                     (a)  restraining order under subsection 10A(5) of the Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990 of New South Wales;

                    (aa)  order pending forfeiture under subsection 22(2) of the Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime Act 1989 of New South Wales;

                   (ab)  confirmation of a freezing notice under subsection 42L(1) of the Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime Act 1989 of New South Wales;

                     (b)  restraining order under subsection 43(2) of the Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime Act 1989 of New South Wales;

                     (c)  restraining order under section 18 of the Confiscation Act 1997 of Victoria;

                   (da)  civil forfeiture restraining order under section 36M of the Confiscation Act 1997 of Victoria;

                     (e)  restraining order under section 31, 93M or 122 of the Criminal Proceeds Confiscation Act 2002 of Queensland;

                      (f)  restraining order under section 15 of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 1996 of South Australia (that is continued in force under item 11 of Schedule 1 of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 2005 of South Australia);

                    (fa)  restraining order under subsection 24(1) of the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 2005 of South Australia;

                     (g)  freezing notice under section 34 of the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 of Western Australia;

                     (h)  freezing order under section 43 of the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 of Western Australia;

                      (i)  restraining order made under subsection 20(7) of the Crimes (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1988 of Western Australia that is continued in effect under subsection 7(1) of the Criminal Property Confiscation (Consequential Provisions) Act 2000 of Western Australia;

                      (j)  restraining order under section 26 of the Crime (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1993 of Tasmania;

                    (ja)  interim wealth‑restraining order under section 116 of the Crime (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1993 of Tasmania;

                    (jb)  wealth‑restraining order under section 118 of the Crime (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1993 of Tasmania;

                     (k)  restraining order under subsection 30(2) or 31(2) of the Confiscation of Criminal Assets Act 2003 of the Australian Capital Territory;

                      (l)  restraining order under subsection 43(1) or (2) or 44(1) of the Criminal Property Forfeiture Act of the Northern Territory.

8  Meaning of narcotic substance

                   For paragraph (b) of the definition of narcotic substance in section 338 of the Act, the following substances are specified:

                     (a)  a substance that is a narcotic drug within the meaning given by section 3 of the Crimes (Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act 1990;

                     (b)  a substance that is a psychotropic substance within the meaning given by section 3 of the Crimes (Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act 1990;

                     (c)  a substance specified in column 2 of an item in Part 1 of Schedule 1AA to the Customs Regulations 1926.

Note:          In addition to the substances specified in regulation 8, a substance that is a narcotic substance within the meaning of the Customs Act 1901 is a narcotic substance for the purposes of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002—see paragraph (a) of the definition of narcotic substance in section 338 of the Act and regulation 3 and the Schedule to the Customs (Narcotic Substances) Regulations.

9  Specification—definition of serious offence

                   For paragraph (h) of the definition of serious offence in section 338 of the Act, the following indictable offences are specified:

                     (a)  an offence against any of the following provisions of the Criminal Code:

                              (i)  section 73.1 (offence of people smuggling);

                             (ii)  section 73.2 (aggravated offence of people smuggling (exploitation, or danger of death or serious harm etc));

                            (iii)  section 73.3 (aggravated offence of people smuggling (at least 5 people));

                          (iiia)  section 73.3A (supporting the offence of people smuggling);

                            (iv)  section 73.8 (making, providing or possessing a false travel or identity document);

                             (v)  section 73.9 (providing or possessing a travel or identity document issued or altered dishonestly or as a result of threats);

                            (vi)  section 73.10 (providing or possessing a travel or identity document to be used by a person who is not the rightful user);

                           (vii)  section 73.11 (taking possession of or destroying another person’s travel or identity document);

                          (viii)  section 270.3 (slavery offences);

                        (viiia)  section 270.5 (servitude offences);

                            (ix)  section 270.6A (forced labour offences);

                          (ixa)  section 270.7 (deceptive recruiting for labour or services);

                             (x)  section 270.7B (forced marriage offences);

                            (xi)  section 271.2 (offence of trafficking in persons);

                          (xia)  section 271.3 (trafficking in persons—aggravated offence);

                           (xii)  section 271.4 (offence of trafficking in children);

                          (xiii)  section 271.5 (offence of domestic trafficking in persons);

                        (xiiia)  section 271.6 (domestic trafficking in persons—aggravated offence);

                          (xiv)  section 271.7 (offence of domestic trafficking in children);

                        (xiva)  section 271.7B (offence of organ trafficking—entry into and exit from Australia);

                        (xivb)  section 271.7C (organ trafficking—aggravated offence);

                        (xivc)  section 271.7D (offence of domestic organ trafficking);

                        (xivd)  section 271.7E (domestic organ trafficking—aggravated offence);

                        (xive)  section 271.7F (harbouring a victim);

                        (xivf)  section 271.7G (harbouring a victim—aggravated offence);

                        (xivg)  section 271.8 (offence of debt bondage);

                        (xivh)  section 271.9 (debt bondage—aggravated offence);

                           (xv)  section 272.8 (sexual intercourse with child outside Australia);

                          (xvi)  section 272.9 (sexual activity (other than sexual intercourse) with child outside Australia);

                        (xvia)  section 272.10 (aggravated offence—child with mental impairment or under care, supervision or authority of defendant);

                         (xvii)  section 272.11  (persistent sexual abuse of child outside Australia);

                        (xviii)  section 272.12 (sexual intercourse with young person outside Australia—defendant in position of trust or authority);

                          (xix)  section 272.13 (sexual activity (other than sexual intercourse) with young person outside Australia—defendant in position of trust or authority);

                           (xx)  section 272.14 (procuring child to engage in sexual activity outside Australia);

                          (xxi)  section 272.15 (‘grooming’ child to engage in sexual activity outside Australia);

                         (xxii)  section 272.18 (benefiting from offence against Division 272 of the Criminal Code);

                        (xxiii)  section 272.19 (encouraging offence against Division 272 of the Criminal Code);

                        (xxiv)  section 272.20 (preparing for or planning offence against Division 272 of the Criminal Code);

                         (xxv)  section 273.5 (possessing, controlling, producing, distributing or obtaining child pornography material outside Australia);

                        (xxvi)  section 273.6 (possessing, controlling, producing, distributing or obtaining child abuse material outside Australia);

                      (xxvia)  section 273.7 (aggravated offence—offence involving conduct on 3 or more occasions and 2 or more people);

                       (xxvii)  section 390.3 (associating in support of serious organised criminal activity);

                      (xxviii)  section 390.4 (supporting a criminal organisation);

                        (xxix)  section 390.5 (committing an offence for the benefit of, or at the direction of, a criminal organisation);

                         (xxx)  section 390.6 (directing activities of a criminal organisation);

                        (xxxi)  section 471.16 (using a postal or similar service for child pornography material);

                       (xxxii)  section 471.17 (possessing, controlling, producing, supplying or obtaining child pornography material for use through a postal or similar service);

                      (xxxiii)  section 471.19 (using a postal or similar service for child abuse material);

                      (xxxiv)  section 471.20 (possessing, controlling, producing, supplying or obtaining child abuse material for use through a postal or similar service);

                       (xxxv)  section 471.22 (aggravated offence—offence involving conduct on 3 or more occasions and 2 or more people);

                      (xxxvi)  section 471.24 (using a postal or similar service to procure persons under 16);

                     (xxxvii)  section 471.25 (using a postal or similar service to ‘groom’ persons under 16);

                    (xxxviii)  section 471.26 (using a postal or similar service to send indecent material to persons under 16);

                      (xxxix)  section 474.19 (using a carriage service for child pornography material);

                            (xl)  section 474.20 (possessing, controlling, producing, supplying or obtaining child pornography material for use through a carriage service);

                           (xli)  section 474.22 (using a carriage service for child abuse material);

                          (xlii)  section 474.23 (possessing, controlling, producing, supplying or obtaining child abuse material for use through a carriage service);

                         (xliii)  section 474.24A (aggravated offence—offence involving conduct on 3 or more occasions and 2 or more people);

                         (xliv)  section 474.25A (using a carriage service for sexual activity with person under 16 years of age);

                       (xliva)  section 474.25B (aggravated offence—child with mental impairment or under care, supervision or authority of defendant);

                          (xlv)  section 474.26 (using a carriage service to procure persons under 16 years of age);

                         (xlvi)  section 474.27 (using a carriage service to ‘groom’ persons under 16 years of age);

                        (xlvii)  section 474.27A (using a carriage service to transmit indecent communication to person under 16 years of age).

                     (b)  an offence against any of the following provisions of the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002:

                              (i)  section 30 (Failure of witnesses to attend and answer questions);

                             (ii)  section 33 (False or misleading evidence);

                            (iii)  section 35 (Obstructing or hindering the ACC or an examiner etc);

                     (c)  an offence against any of the following provisions of the Copyright Act 1968:

                              (i)  subsection 132AC(1) (commercial‑scale infringement prejudicing copyright owner);

                             (ii)  subsection 132AD(1) (making infringing copy commercially);

                            (iii)  subsection 132AE(1) (selling or hiring out infringing copy);

                            (iv)  subsections 132AF(1) and (2) (offering infringing copy for sale or hire);

                             (v)  subsections 132AG(1) and (2) (exhibiting infringing copy in public commercially);

                            (vi)  subsection 132AH(1) (importing infringing copy commercially);

                           (vii)  subsections 132AI(1) and (2) (distributing infringing copy);

                          (viii)  subsection 132AJ(1) (possessing infringing copy for commerce);

                            (ix)  subsections 132AL(1) and (2) (making or possessing device for making infringing copy);

                             (x)  subsection 132AN(1) (causing work to be performed publicly);

                            (xi)  subsection 132AO(1) (causing recording or film to be heard or seen in public);

                           (xii)  subsection 132AQ(1) (removing or altering electronic rights management information);

                          (xiii)  subsection 132AR(1) (distributing, importing or communicating copies after removal or alteration of electronic rights management information);

                          (xiv)  subsection 132AS(1) (distributing or importing electronic rights management information).

Part 2The confiscation scheme

Division 2.1AOrders about forfeited property

9A  Additional function of responsible authority

                   The responsible authority may represent the Commonwealth in proceedings relating to an application for an order under section 102 or 103 of the Act.

9B  Giving notice of matters relevant to application for order under section 102 or 103 of Act

             (1)  An applicant for an order under section 102 or 103 of the Act must give written notice to the responsible authority of both the application and the grounds on which the order is sought.

             (2)  The responsible authority must give the applicant notice of any grounds on which it proposes to contest the application.

Division 2.1Pecuniary penalty orders

10  Penalty amounts exceeding court’s jurisdiction—certificate

             (1)  For subsection 144(1) of the Act, the particulars that must be contained in a certificate are:

                     (a)  the name of the court that made the pecuniary penalty order;

                     (b)  the date of the order;

                     (c)  the amount of money that is to be paid under the order;

                     (d)  the name of the person who must pay the amount.

             (2)  For subsection 144(2) of the Act, the certificate may be registered in a court having jurisdiction with respect to the recovery of debts of an amount equal to the amount of the pecuniary penalty order, by filing it in that court.

Division 2.2Literary proceeds orders

11  Literary proceeds amounts exceeding the court’s jurisdiction—certificate

             (1)  For subsection 171(1) of the Act, the particulars that must be contained in a certificate are:

                     (a)  the name of the court that made the literary proceeds order;

                     (b)  the date of the order;

                     (c)  the amount of money that is to be paid under the order;

                     (d)  the name of the person who must pay the amount.

             (2)  For subsection 171(2) of the Act, the certificate may be registered in a court having jurisdiction with respect to the recovery of debts of an amount equal to the amount of the literary proceeds order, by filing it in that court.

Part 3Information gathering

  

12  Approved examiners

             (1)  For paragraph 183(4)(a) of the Act, the class of people specified is the class that includes a person:

                     (a)  to whom subregulation (2) applies; and

                     (b)  whose name is on a register kept by the Minister for the purposes of section 183 of the Act.

             (2)  This subregulation applies to the following persons:

                     (a)  a person who is:

                              (i)  a presidential member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal established under the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975; or

                             (ii)  a non‑presidential member of that Tribunal who is enrolled as a legal practitioner of the High Court, of another federal court or of the Supreme Court of a State or Territory, and has been so enrolled for at least 5 years;

                     (b)  a person who has held the office of judge in the Supreme Court, District Court or County Court of a State or Territory and has stated, in writing, that he or she is willing to be an approved examiner;

                     (c)  a person who has held the office of magistrate and has stated, in writing, that he or she is willing to be an approved examiner.

13  Approved form—examination notice

                   For section 185 of the Act, the examination summons must be in accordance with Form 1 in Schedule 1.

Part 4Administration

Division 4.1Powers and duties of the Official Trustee

14  Costs etc payable to Official Trustee

                   For paragraph 288(1)(a) of the Act, there is payable to the Official Trustee an amount equal to the amount of costs, charges and expenses incurred in connection with the Official Trustee’s exercise of powers and performance of functions or duties under the Act or under Part VI of the Mutual Assistance Act.

15  Remuneration of Official Trustee

                   For paragraph 288(1)(b) of the Act, the amount of remuneration payable to the Official Trustee in respect of the Official Trustee’s exercise of powers and performance of functions or duties is $50 for each period of 15 minutes, or part of 15 minutes.

Division 4.2Confiscated Assets Account

16  Identity of amounts credited to Confiscated Assets Account

             (1)  For subsection 296(2) of the Act, the following amounts credited to the Confiscated Assets Account are to be identified as distributable funds:

                     (a)  amounts mentioned in paragraph 296(1)(b) of the Act, other than amounts to be paid under an interstate forfeiture order or interstate pecuniary penalty order;

                     (b)  amounts mentioned in any of paragraphs 296(1)(e) and (f) and 296(3)(a) to (h) and (k) to (p).

             (2)  For subsection 296(2) of the Act, the following amounts credited to the Confiscated Assets Account are to be identified as suspended funds:

                     (a)  amounts mentioned in paragraph 296(1)(b) of the Act that are to be paid under an interstate forfeiture order or interstate pecuniary penalty order;

                     (b)  amounts mentioned in any of paragraphs 296(1)(c), (d) and (g) and 296(3)(i) and (j).

17  Annual management fee for Confiscated Assets Account

             (1)  For paragraph 297(1)(f) of the Act, an annual management fee of $11 160 is payable for the 2003 calendar year.

             (2)  The fee specified in subregulation (1):

                     (a)  is in addition to the fee prescribed by subregulation 14(1A) of the Proceeds of Crime Regulations 1987; and

                     (b)  is payable by 30 December 2004.

             (3)  For paragraph 297(1)(f) of the Act, the annual management fee of $22 000 is specified for the 2004 calendar year and for each later calendar year.

             (4)  The fee specified in subregulation (3) is payable within 28 days after 27 December in the year to which the fee relates.

             (5)  A fee mentioned in this regulation is the price of the taxable supply within the meaning of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999.

18  Notice by AFP of possible claims under the equitable sharing program

             (1)  In this regulation:

condemned goods has the meaning given by subsection 208DA(1) of the Customs Act 1901.

narcotic goods has the meaning given by subsection 4(1) of the Customs Act 1901.

narcotic‑related goods has the meaning given by subsection 4(1) of the Customs Act 1901.

property means money or proceeds, as the case requires, mentioned in paragraph 296(3)(l) or (m) of the Act.

             (2)  As soon as practicable after narcotic‑related goods (other than narcotic goods) are condemned or are taken to be condemned, an AFP member must give notice in writing to the Official Trustee if the member considers that the condemned goods are property in respect of which a claim may be made under the equitable sharing program.

             (3)  The notice must include:

                     (a)  the name of the claimant State or self‑governing Territory; and

                     (b)  the percentage of the value of the property that is likely to be payable in respect of the claim; and

                     (c)  other brief particulars of the claim.

19  Notice by responsible authority of possible claims under the equitable sharing program

             (1)  In this regulation:

property means money, proceeds or an amount, as the case requires, mentioned in paragraph 296(3)(a), (c), (e), (f), (g), (n), (o) or (p) of the Act.

             (2)  As soon as practicable after:

                     (a)  a restraining order, or a forfeiture order, in relation to property is made under the Act; or

                     (b)  property is forfeited to the Commonwealth under section 92 of the Act;

the responsible authority must give notice in writing to the Official Trustee if the responsible authority considers that the property is property in respect of which a claim may be made under the equitable sharing program.

             (3)  If the responsible authority:

                     (a)  applies to a court:

                              (i)  for a pecuniary penalty order under Part 2‑4 of the Act; or

                             (ii)  for an order under section 243B of the Customs Act 1901; and

                     (b)  considers that a claim may be made under the equitable sharing program in respect of any amount that is, or may be, paid into the Confiscated Assets Account as a result of the order;

the responsible authority must, as soon as practicable after making the application, give notice in writing to the Official Trustee accordingly.

             (4)  A notice under subregulation (2) or (3) must include:

                     (a)  the name of the claimant State or self‑governing Territory; and

                     (b)  the percentage of the property likely to be payable in respect of the claim; and

                     (c)  other brief particulars of the claim.


Schedule 1Forms

(regulation 13)

Form 1Examination notice

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

NOTICE TO ATTEND EXAMINATION

TO [Insert name and address of person]

 

Under section 183 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 I require you to attend an examination at the time and place mentioned below.

 

TIME: [Insert time of examination]

 

PLACE: [Insert place of examination]

 

You must produce the following documents at the examination:

[Insert list of documents required (if any)]

 

 

[Insert signature of approved examiner]

 

_______________________________

[Insert name of approved examiner]

Approved examiner under section 183 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

[Insert date]


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Endnotes about misdescribed amendments and other matters are included in a compilation only as necessary.

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the amendment is set out in the endnotes.

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

A = Act

orig = original

ad = added or inserted

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

am = amended

    /sub‑subparagraph(s)

amdt = amendment

pres = present

c = clause(s)

prev = previous

C[x] = Compilation No. x

(prev…) = previously

Ch = Chapter(s)

Pt = Part(s)

def = definition(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

Dict = Dictionary

Reg = Regulation/Regulations

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

reloc = relocated

Div = Division(s)

renum = renumbered

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

rep = repealed

    effect

rs = repealed and substituted

F = Federal Register of Legislative Instruments

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

gaz = gazette

Sch = Schedule(s)

LI = Legislative Instrument

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

(md) = misdescribed amendment

SR = Statutory Rules

mod = modified/modification

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

No. = Number(s)

SubPt = Subpart(s)

o = order(s)

underlining = whole or part not

Ord = Ordinance

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Number and year

FRLI registration or gazettal

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

2002 No. 259

6 Nov 2002

1 Jan 2003 (r 2)

 

2003 No. 100

4 June 2003

4 June 2002 (r 2)

2004 No. 293

7 Sept 2004

7 Sept 2004 (r 2)

2006 No. 182

14 July 2006 (F2006L02344)

14 July 2006 (r 2)

2006 No. 209

11 Aug 2006 (F2006L02566)

12 Aug 2006 (r 2)

2006 No. 257

4 Oct 2006 (F2006L03303)

5 Oct 2006 (r 2)

2010 No. 198

9 July 2010 (F2010L01921)

10 July 2010 (r 2)

2012 No. 156

2 July 2012 (F2012L01489)

3 July 2012 (r 2)

76, 2015

4 June 2015 (F2015L00787)

Sch 1 (items 7–23): 5 June 2015 (s 2)

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

Part 1

 

Part 1 heading.......................

ad 2004 No 293

r 3A......................................

ad 2006 No 257

r 4

 

renum r 12...........................

2004 No 293

r 5

 

renum r 13...........................

2004 No 293

r 6

 

renum r 4.............................

2004 No 293

r 4........................................

am 2004 No 293; 2012 No 156

r 4A......................................

ad 2006 No 257

r 7

 

renum r 5.............................

2004 No 293

r 5........................................

am 2012 No 156; No 76, 2015

r 8

 

renum r 6.............................

2004 No 293

r 6........................................

am 2012 No 156; No 76, 2015

r 9

 

renum r 7.............................

2004 No 293

r 7........................................

am 2012 No 156; No 76, 2015

r 8........................................

ad 2004 No 293

r 10......................................

ad 2003 No 100

renum r 9.............................

2004 No 293

r 9........................................

am 2010 No 198; 2012 No 156; No 76, 2015

Part 2

 

Part 2....................................

ad 2004 No 293

Division 2.1A

 

r 9A......................................

ad 2006 No 209

 

am 2012 No 156

r 9B......................................

ad 2006 No 209

 

am 2012 No 156

Division 2.1

 

r 10......................................

ad 2004 No 293

Division 2.2

 

r 11......................................

ad 2004 No 293

Part 3

 

Part 3 heading.......................

ad 2004 No 293

r 12......................................
(prev r 4)

rs 2004 No 293

Part 4

 

Part 4....................................

ad 2004 No 293

Division 4.1

 

r 14......................................

ad 2004 No 293

r 15......................................

ad 2004 No 293

 

rs 2006 No 182

Division 4.2

 

r 16......................................

ad 2004 No 293

r 17......................................

ad 2004 No 293

r 18......................................

ad 2004 No 293

r 19......................................

ad 2004 No 293

 

am 2012 No 156

Schedule 1

 

Schedule 1 heading...............

rs 2004 No 293