Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences)(Amendment) Bill 2020

The purpose of the Bill is to amend Part 6 of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001 to give effect to Directive (EU) 2017/1371 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2017 on the fight against fraud to the Union’s financial interests by means of criminal law. This Directive replaces the Convention on the protection of the European Communities’ financial interests of 26 July 1995, including the Protocols of 27 September 1996, 29 November 1996 and 19 June 1997. The Bill also amends the Criminal Justice Act 1994.

Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences)(Amendment) Bill 2020

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