Confiscation Orders

Home Department written question – answered on 21st March 2013.

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Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab Conservative, Esher and Walton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many confiscation orders were (a) issued and (b) successfully enforced under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 in each year since that Act came into force; and what the value of assets confiscated under that Act is for each year since 2002.

Photo of Damian Green Damian Green The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice, The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice

holding answer 5 March 2013

Figures from the Joint Asset Recovery Database are as follows:

Confiscation Orders made under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
  Orders issued Orders completed Value of orders completed (£)
2002 5 5 24,186.53
2003 74 68 779,919.45
2004 1,159 1,064 9,319,757.83
2005 2,651 2,388 24,663,043.10
2006 3,324 2,938 39,307,987.78
2007 4,109 3,609 50,610,047.24
2008 5,147 4,455 64,007,503.18
2009 5,169 4,423 59,680,928.19
2010 5,880 4,880 70,486,781.89
2011 5,971 4,731 66,164,921.05
2012 (up to 31 March 2012) 1,582 1,170 11,299,674.00
Total 35,071 29,731 396,344,750.24

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