Confiscation of Unexplained Wealth: Western Australia's response to Organised Crime Gangs
This article examines a new non-conviction based method of confiscation of property suspected of being the proceeds of crime. The Western Australian Parliament has enacted a provision for the confiscation of 'unexplained wealth'. This mechanism is proving to be both effective and lucrative, in the pursuit of ill-gotten gains and the proceeds of organised crime activity.
Clarke, B. (2002). Confiscation of unexplained wealth: Western Australia's response to organised crime gangs. South African Journal of Criminal Justice, 15, 61-87.