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Prevention of Organised Crime Act, 1998 (Act No. 121 of 1998)

Chapter 5 : Proceeds of Unlawful Activities

Part 1 : Application of Chapter

17. Conclusion of proceedings against defendant


For the purposes of this Chapter, the proceedings contemplated in terms of this Chapter against a defendant shall be concluded when—

(a) the defendant is acquitted or found not guilty of an offence;
(b) subject to section 18(2), the court convicting the defendant of an offence, sentences the defendant without making a confiscation order against him or her;
(c) the conviction in respect of an offence is set aside on review or appeal; or
(d) the defendant satisfies the confiscation order made against him or her.