Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) (Amendment) Act 2015

Amendment of section 44 of Principal Act

8. Section 44 of the Principal Act is amended by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (b):

“(b) where the order is for the purpose of subsequent confiscation of property—

(i) in the case of confiscation on foot of an external confiscation order transmitted by or on behalf of a court in a designated state that is a member state, until the execution of that external confiscation order or until the Central Authority has informed the competent authority in the designated state concerned of one of the matters under paragraphs (c), (d), (e), (f) and (g) of section 51G, and

(ii) in any other case, until a confiscation co-operation order is made or the request for such an order is refused and the refusal is upheld on any appeal against it, or”.