221. Making a confiscation order.

Provision is made for the making of a confiscation order where the defendant1 is either:

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    (1)     convicted of an offence or offences in proceedings before the Crown Court2;

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    (2)     committed3 to the Crown Court for sentence in respect of an offence or offences4; or

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    (3)     committed5 to the Crown Court in respect of an offence or offences with a view to a confiscation order being considered6.

If the prosecutor asks the court to proceed under these provisions7 or the court believes it is appropriate for it to do so8, the Crown Court must9:

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    (a)     decide10 whether the defendant has a