Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of USSAMA EL-KURD) (Claimant) v WINCHESTER CROWN COURT (Defendant) & SERIOUS ORGANISED CRIME AGENCY (Interested Party) (2011)

PUBLISHED July 15, 2011

[2011] EWHC 1853 (Admin)

The discretionary power conferred by the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 s.59(6) to order retention of property seized by the Serious Organised Crime Agency extended to property seized pursuant to a search warrant which was, by reason of a technical defect, unlawful.

QBD (Admin) (Laws LJ, Stadlen J)