POCA

(redirected from Proceeds of Crime Act 2002)
Also found in: Wikipedia.
AcronymDefinition
POCAProceeds of Crime Act 2002 (UK)
POCAProtection of Children Act (United Kingdom)
POCAPost Office Card Account (est. 2003; UK)
POCAPediatric Perioperative Cardiac Arrest
POCAPostgraduate Cypriot Archaeology (annual conference)
POCAPoint of Closest Approach
POCAPossession of an Open Container of Alcohol
POCAPerformance Oriented Construction Activities (contract type)
POCAPrevention of Corruption Act of 2002 (Mauritius)
POCAPublic Offender Counselor Association (now International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors)
References in periodicals archive ?
The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 gives law enforcement agencies power to confiscate all money and assets which they believe individuals have obtained from crimes committed or about to be committed.
The cash has been detained under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
But the jury rejected his version of events Crockford was ordered to pay pounds 470,000 to the Crown under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
Under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and Money Laundering Regulations 2003, he will be charged with investigating all professionals who are involved in providing "advice by way of business".
Judge Maurice Carr, who made the confiscation order under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, said Goodwillie had led a "criminal lifestyle".
The money has now been re- invested in the service under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
The report goes on to suggest that many UK companies need to pay more attention to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 which widened the scope of crimes that must be reported and the range of individuals and organisations legally required to report.
Over the next 12 months, Sgt Mike Mason and Pc Ant Hammerton, of Walsall Police, along with the force financial investigation unit, used the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 to investigate and identify how much Tipton made from his crimes.
He was jailed last May for four years and yesterday a judge ordered him to hand over pounds 39,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
Mr Graham also asked the court to issue an order that Sessford submit to a statement under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 outlining his assets with the view to possible confiscation proceedings.
The cash was seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and follows a hearing at Newcastle Crown Court where 40-year-old Thomas Wyatt of Holborn Road, Sunderland, was jailed for a total of five years.
The recovery order is the second secured by the agency using its powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
Full browser ?