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Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005
Current version for 9 April 2020 to date (accessed 15 August 2020 at 12:29)
Division 8 Commencement of proceedings under particular Acts
7.32 Proceedings under the Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime Act 1989
(1) Without limiting rule 7.1(1), an appropriate officer within the meaning of the Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime Act 1989 may commence and carry on proceedings in the Local Court by a police prosecutor in relation to an application under that Act—(a) for a pecuniary penalty order, forfeiture order or drug proceeds order under that Act, or(b) for confirmation of a freezing notice.(2) Once proceedings of the kind referred to in subrule (1)(a) or (b) (the original proceedings) have been commenced under the Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime Act 1989 in relation to any person, whether in the Local Court or elsewhere, any further proceedings under that Act in relation to the same person (whether or not they form part of, or relate to, the original proceedings), are to be commenced by notice of motion filed in the original proceedings.Note.Pursuant to rule 6.4, the original proceedings must be commenced by summons.