Blackstones Guide to the Serious Crime Act 2007

Paperback | April 24, 2008

byRudi Fortson

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The Blackstone's Guide Series delivers concise and accessible books covering the latest legislative changes and amendments. Published soon after enactment, they offer expert commentary by leading names on the effects, extent and scope of the legislation, plus a full copy of the Act itself.They offer a cost-effective solution to key information needs and are the perfect companion for any practitioner needing to get up to speed with the latest changes. This Guide provides a detailed and practical commentary on the Serious Crime Act 2007. It examines the probable impact on the law, practice and procedure, with full case referencing to illuminate probable interpretation. The Act establishes the serious crime prevention order - also called a'super-asbo' - which will impose restrictions on individuals and organisations convicted or suspected of being involved in serious crimes (such as people and arms trafficking, fraud, drug dealing and blackmail). It also introduces new offences of intentionally encouraging or assisting a criminal act; the strengthening of the recovery of criminal assets; and abolishes the Assets Recovery Agency - transferring its responsiblities to the Serious Organised Crime AgencyThe Guide:- Includes the full text of the Act- Provides a detailed and practical commentary on its likely effect on the law, practice and procedure - with full case referencing to illuminate probable interpretation- The narrative highlights the tensions caused with human rights and civil liberties issues - looking at possible conflict with the HRA and ECHR- Straightforward layout , organised by subject heading to enable ease of use as a reference resource

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The Blackstone's Guide Series delivers concise and accessible books covering the latest legislative changes and amendments. Published soon after enactment, they offer expert commentary by leading names on the effects, extent and scope of the legislation, plus a full copy of the Act itself.They offer a cost-effective solution to key inf...

An independent practising Barrister (advocate) for over 25 years, specialising in drug trafficking offences, fraud in all its forms (including internet fraud and software piracy), money-laundering, and asset-recovery. He is a member of the Criminal Bar Association, and the Forensic Science Society. Rudi Fortson has written and lec...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.79 inPublished:April 24, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199543046

ISBN - 13:9780199543045

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Serious Crime Prevention Orders3. Encouraging or Assisting Crime4. The Prevention of Fraud5. Proceeds of Crime6. Regulation of Investigatory Powers7. The Future