AFP v Zhang: application for exclusion from restraining order to be heard and determined before application for forfeiture (22 July 2016)


Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police v Zhang & Shen On 22 July 2016, the Victorian Court of Appeal (Tate, Priest and Beach JJA) handed down its decision in Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police v Zhang & Shen [2016] VSCA 171. The facts The Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police (Commissioner) had obtained a … Continue reading AFP v Zhang: application for exclusion from restraining order to be heard and determined before application for forfeiture (22 July 2016)

Amendments to the POCA: exclusion from restraining order to be heard before forfeiture application, say of proceedings (24 February 2016)


The Crimes Legislation Amendment (Proceeds of Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2015 (Bill) will shortly introduce critical amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA). The amendments are twofold. Firstly, the amendments will negate the effect of the ruling in Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police v Zhan (Ruling No1) [2015] VSC 390, in … Continue reading Amendments to the POCA: exclusion from restraining order to be heard before forfeiture application, say of proceedings (24 February 2016)