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New Clause 10

Part of Serious Crime Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 12:00 pm on 10th July 2007.

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Proceeds of crime (criminal lifestyle)

‘(1) Section 75 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (c. 29) (criminal lifestyle) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (2)(c), for “six months” substitute “three years”.

(3) In subsection (3)(a)—

(a) for “in the proceedings” substitute “prior to the proceedings”, and

(b) after “benefited”, insert “, and each of those offences was committed after 24th March 2003”.

(4) In subsection (3)(b)—

(a) for “two separate occasions” substitute “three separate occasions”, and

(b) after “benefited”, insert “, and at least one of those offences was committed after 24th March 2003 and before the date of any of the offences under section 6(2) of this Act”.

(5) In subsection (4) for “£5,000” substitute “£20,000”.—[Mr. Hogg.]