Count of Forfeiture Cases Before the Courts

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Published by the Ministry of Justice - Civil Forfeiture Office
Licensed under Open Government Licence - British Columbia

A count of civil forfeiture cases before the courts including the Primary Asset or asset type. Under the Civil Forfeiture Act, the director (Minister or delegate) may apply to the court for an order forfeiting to the government, (a) the whole of an interest in property that is proceeds of unlawful activity, or (b) the portion of an interest in property that is proceeds of unlawful activity. The director may also apply to the court for an order forfeiting to the government property that is an instrument of unlawful activity. Whether proceedings are initiated in court or administratively, they are not reliant on criminal charges or convictions arising from the alleged unlawful activity and apply only with respect to property or an interest in property located in British Columbia. Dataset Definitions: Petition; A method of initiating court proceedings primarily governed by Supreme Court Civil Rule 16.1 NOCC; A method of initiating court proceedings primarily governed by Supreme Court Civil Rule 3-1. Writ; The previous version of a NOCC. It was replaced by a NOCC with the introduction of the new rules in July 2011. PPT is Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, section 5(2) Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

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NamePublic Safety and Solicitor General (pointOfContact)
Emailcivilfo@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Jobs, Trade and Technology
Sub-OrganizationDataBC

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Record Published 2013-03-28
Record Last Modified 2017-02-21
Resource Status completed