Dear HM Revenue and Customs,
The Home Office published a document titled: "Proceeds Of Crime Act 2002 (POCA)" (V3.0).
By reference to that document it is clear that its' purpose "tells Border Force designated customs officials about powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) and the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (CEMA) to search for and seize cash amounts of £1,000 or more (or the equivalent in any other currency)"
On Page 6, there is a section headed: "Cash Seizures: Definitions" where at a the sub-heading ("Cash") there is a wrong definition of law (Section 289(6) POCA).
Please confirm that NO Customs Official have followed the wrong definition of law provided by The Home Office.
Darryl J Lee (Mr.)
Our ref: FOI2017/01129
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