Remove power of Civil Recovery by SOCA and others

It is unreasonable in a free society that the Government, or any of its agencies, should have the power to confiscate, seize or tax assets or income from people who have not been convicted of a relevant crime.

All the powers, initially granted to the Assets Recovery Agency, must be removed and no such powers allowed until conviction has been obtained except as a temporary measure to ensure the non-disappearance of assets before a prosection can be initiated.

Why does this idea matter?

There are no gounds for Government or other agencies to have the power to confiscate and keep the assets of unconvicted citizens.  A temporary power to freeze assets while a prosecution can be started and concluded could be allowed with a specific court warrant.

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