Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Disclosure of Information) Order 2003

CitationSI 2003/335
JurisdictionUK Non-devolved

2003No. 335

PROCEEDS OF CRIME

The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Disclosure of Information) Order 2003

20thFebruary2003

Whereas a draft of this Order has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House, in accordance with section 459(6)(a) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002( 1);

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 436(6)( 2) and 438(9) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Disclosure of Information) Order 2003 and shall come into force on 24th February 2003 or, if this Order has not been made by 23rd February 2003, on the day after the day on which it is made.

Disclosure of information to Director

2. For the purposes of section 436 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, the persons listed in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order are designated as permitted persons in respect of the functions specified in relation to those persons in column 2 of the Schedule to this Order, being functions which the Secretary of State believes are of a public nature.

Disclosure of information by Director

3. The following functions are designated for the purposes of section 438 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, being functions which the Secretary of State thinks are of a public nature -

(a) protecting public health;(b) the functions of the Financial Services Authority under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000( 3).

Filkin

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State

Home Office 20th February 2003

THE SCHEDULE

Article 2

Column 1

Column 2

The Secretary of State

Functions exercised for the purposes of -

(a) the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of offences relating to a social security matter or a scheme or arrangement under section 2 of the Employment and Training Act 1973( 4); or

(b) checking the accuracy of any benefit, payment or advantage in a social security matter or a scheme or arrangement under section 2 of the Employment and Training Act 1973.

Functions exercised for the purposes of prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of offences relating to the use of motor vehicles, passenger vehicles or goods vehicles.

Functions under -

(a) the Employment Agencies Act 1973( 5);

(b) Part XIV of the Companies Act 1985( 6);

(c) Part III of the Companies Act 1989( 7);

(d) the Export of Goods (Control) Order 1994( 8);

(e) Part XI of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000( 9); and

(f) the Dual-Use Items (Export Control)...

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