200. Conditions for exercise of powers etc to make a restraint order.

The Crown Court has powers1 to make restraint orders, which it may exercise if2:

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    (1)     a criminal investigation3 has been started in England and Wales with regard to an offence4, and there are reasonable grounds to suspect that the alleged offender has benefited from his criminal conduct5;

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    (2)     proceedings for an offence have been started6 in England and Wales and not concluded7, and there is reasonable cause to believe that the defendant8 has benefited from his criminal conduct9;

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    (3)     either an application has been made by the prosecutor relating to the reconsideration of the case10 or in connection with