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

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2003/335

2003 No. 335

PROCEEDS OF CRIME

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

Made 20th February 2003

Coming into force in accordance with article 1

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 20021;

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

S-1 Citation and commencement

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.

S-2 Disclosure of information to Director

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.

S-3 Disclosure of information by Director

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 20003.

Filkin

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State

Home Office

20th February 2003

THE SCHEDULE

Article 2

THE SCHEDULE

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 19734; 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 19735;

(b) Part XIV of the Companies Act 19856;

(c) Part III of the Companies Act 19897;

(d) the Export of Goods (Control) Order 19948;

(e) Part XI of the Financial Services and Markets Act 20009; and

(f) the Dual-Use Items (Export Control) Regulations 200010.

An officer authorised under section 9 of the Employment Agencies Act 1973.

Functions under section 9 of the Employment Agencies Act 1973.

A person appointed or authorised to exercise powers under Part XIV of the Companies Act 1985.

Functions under Part XIV of the Companies Act 1985.

A person appointed to conduct an investigation under Part XI of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

Functions under Part XI of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

The Civil Aviation Authority

Functions under—

(a) the Civil Aviation Act 198211;

(b) Part IV and sections 69 and 73 of the Airports Act 198612; and

(c) Part I of the Transport Act 200013.

The Gaming Board for Great Britain

Functions under the Gaming Act 196814 and the Lotteries and Amusement Act 197615.

The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service

Functions under article 3 of the National Health Service (Functions of the Common Services Agency) (Scotland) Order 197416 exercised for the purposes of preventing or detecting crime.

A financial investigator appointed under article 49 of the Proceeds of Crime (Northern Ireland) Order 199617.

Functions under articles 50 and 51 of, and Schedule 2 to, the Proceeds of Crime (Northern Ireland) Order 199618.

The department for Social Development in Northern Ireland.

Functions exercised for the purposes of—

(a) the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of offences relating to a social security matter; or

(b) checking the accuracy, of any benefit, payment or advantage in a social security matter.

The department for Employment and Learning in Northern Ireland.

Functions exercised for the purposes of—

(a) the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of offences relating to a scheme or arrangement under section 1 of the Employment and Training Act (Northern Ireland) 195019; or

(b) checking the accuracy of any benefit, payment or advantage in a scheme or arrangement under section 1 of the Employment and...

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