Criminal asset recovery in Australia

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    In this chapter, we examine the approaches taken within Australian jurisdictions
    towards the proceeds of crime in the past 25 years, but with a particular focus
    on changes during the past decade. Features of the laws governing proceeds of
    crime and asset recovery will be examined to the extent that they set out key
    measures being adopted and implemented by law-enforcement and prosecution
    authorities in Australia. In addition, we shall consider some of the organizational
    and practical changes these agencies have undergone with the goal of taking away
    the illicit profits from organized crime.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationDirty Assets
    Subtitle of host publicationEmerging Issues in the Regulation of Criminal and Terrorist Assets
    EditorsColin King, Clive Walker
    Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
    PublisherAshgate Publishing Ltd
    Number of pages25
    ISBN (Electronic)9781317150466
    ISBN (Print)9781409462538
    Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2014


    • proceeds of crime
    • asset recovery
    • organised crime
    • illicit profits


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