Lords examines Criminal Finances Bill

April 05, 2017

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The Criminal Finances Bill finished its committee stage, the first chance for line by line scrutiny, in the Lords on Monday 3 April. Report stage, a further chance to examine the bill and make changes, is scheduled for 25 April.

This bill will aim to:

  • amend the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

  • make provision in connection with terrorist property

  • create corporate offences for cases where a person associated with a body corporate or partnership facilitates the commission by another person of a tax evasion offence