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NCJ Number: 119259 Find in a Library
Title: Section 12.07: Assets Forfeiture Under the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986 (From Contemporary Federal Criminal Practice: Volume 2 of The Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 1984, P 644-644.12, 1988, B. James George, Jr. -- See NCJ-119253)
Author(s): B J George Jr
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: Prentice Hall Law and Business
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Sale Source: Prentice Hall Law and Business
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Clifton, NJ 07013
United States of America
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This section details the changes made to asset forfeiture provisions in the Criminal Forfeitures Act by the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986 and identifies a major new area of forfeiture under the Money Laundering Control Act.
Abstract: The 1986 statute amended the RICO and Controlled Substances Acts to authorize courts under certain conditions to order defendants to forfeit substitute assets up to the value of the property originally slated for forfeiture. Changes made by the 1986 statute to Controlled Substances Act civil forfeitures and the Assets Forfeiture Fund Act are detailed, and procedures for civil and criminal forfeitures under the Money Laundering Control Act are discussed. Procedures for the forfeiture of drug paraphernalia under the Mail Order Drug Paraphernalia Control Act are suggested and amendments to the Customs Act and the Transportation Safety Act relating to forfeitures are outlined. 93 footnotes.
Main Term(s): Forfeiture law
Index Term(s): Anti-drug Abuse Act of 1986; Money Laundering Control Act of 1986
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