*National Crime Agency v Simkus and others; National Crime Agency v Khan and others; National Crime Agency v Jardine and others

Proceeds of crime – Practice. The Administrative Court, in refusing to discharge a property freezing order and disclosure orders, gave guidance on procedural aspects of obtaining such orders. In particular, it held that applications for such orders could be determined on paper applications at without notice hearings and that reasons should be given, but the National Crime Agency should seek a hearing in any case where disclosure had presented any real difficulty and in most cases involving very complex documentation.

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