This is the fifteenth Annual Report of the activities of the Criminal Assets
Bureau (hereinafter referred to as the Bureau) and covers the period from 1st
January 2010 to 31st December 2010 inclusive.  The Bureau was established in 1996 by the Criminal Assets Bureau Act 1996 (hereinafter referred to as "the Act").  The Act was amended by the Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2005.  Sections 4 and 5 of the Act set out the statutory objectives and functions of the Bureau and these sections are
attached at Appendix 1 of this report.  This report is prepared pursuant to Section 21 of the Act which requires the Bureau to present a report, through the Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, to the Minister for Justice, Equality & Defence, of its activities during the year. Criminal Assets Bureau Annual Report 2010 (PDF - 365KB)