Clause 144 - Tainted gifts and their recipients

Part of Proceeds of Crime Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 4:15 pm ar 6 Rhagfyr 2001.

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Photo of Mr George Foulkes Mr George Foulkes Minister of State, Scottish Office, Minister of State (Scotland Office) 4:15, 6 Rhagfyr 2001

That is an interesting question, and as the hon. Gentleman was raising it, I was thinking about it. In England and Wales, we have changed the wording. The old legislation was the same as the Scottish legislation and referred to the consideration. I ask him to think about the matter. The denominator is the value of the consideration provided by the accused. What if he stole it?