In the event of suspected criminal activity, assets may be frozen, forfeited, restrained or seized. The circumstances in which such a course of action is taken are varied; however property is not limited to cash and may cover assets like houses, boats, cars, or bank accounts.
Upon an application by a law enforcement agency, the aim is to deprive persons of any benefit from the proceeds of criminal offences.
There are various orders that can be sought in NSW, as well as the Federal jurisdiction – as such, it is important to know how they may affect you, what your rights are and how to respond.
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