Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime Act 1989 No 90
14 Notice of applications
(1) If an appropriate officer applies for a forfeiture order against property in respect of a person’s conviction of a serious offence:
(a) the appropriate officer shall give written notice of the application to the person and to any other person the appropriate officer has reason to believe may have an interest in the property, and
(b) the person, and any other person who claims an interest in the property, may appear and adduce evidence at the hearing of the application, and
(c) the court may, at any time before the final determination of the application, direct the appropriate officer to give or publish notice of the application to a specified person or class of persons, in the manner and within the time that the court considers appropriate.
(2) If an appropriate officer applies for a pecuniary penalty order or drug proceeds order against a person:
(a) the appropriate officer shall give the person written notice of the application, and
(b) the person may appear and adduce evidence at the hearing of the application.