The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) mainly came into force in March 2003, introducing a new anti-money laundering regime. It created the Asset Recovery Agency; introduced wide new powers in relation to the confiscation of criminal property; as well as new civil recovery and enforcement powers. The fifth edition of this popular Blackstone's Guide provides a clear and accessible exploration of POCA. The book has been completely updated to include all developments, and amendments since it come into force. It includes the full updated text of POCA 2002, plus other essential materials. The Blackstone's Guide series delivers concise and accessible books covering the latest legislative changes and amendments. First published soon after enactment, they offer expert commentary by leading names on the scope, extent and effects of the legislation, plus a full copy of the Act itself. They povide a cost-effective solution to key information needs and are the perfect companion for any practitioner needing to get up to speed with the latest changes.