Written Answers - Criminal Assets Bureau.

Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 679 No. 4

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  192.  Deputy Bernard J. Durkan  Information on Bernard Durkan  Zoom on Bernard Durkan   asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform  Information on Dermot Ahern  Zoom on Dermot Ahern   the value of goods and property seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau in each of the past five years to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14735/09]

Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Deputy Dermot Ahern): Information on Dermot Ahern  Zoom on Dermot Ahern  I have been informed by the Garda Authorities that the table below sets out the value of property/monies secured by the Criminal Assets Bureau pursuant to the Proceeds of Crime Act on a year by year basis from 2003 to 2007.

Table 1: Monies Secured by CAB from 1996 to 2007

Section 2 Interim Orders Section 3 Interlocutory Orders Section 4 and 4A Section 16(B) POC Act as amended
1996 £2,101,000.00 £2,048,000.00
1997 £2,334,680.00 £1,496,180.00
1998 £1,682,544.65 £1,091,412.62
1999 £1,500,000.00 £813,659.00
2000 £838,536.00 £1,641,215.00
Stg£52,230.00
2001 £1,872,654.72 £1,342,951.10
(€2,377,781.00) (€1,705,196.15)
Stg£491,114.09 Stg£279,635.70
Total 1996 – 2001 IR£10,329,415.37 IR£ 8,433,417.72
Euro Equivalent €13,115,652.02 €10,708,231.61
2002 €3,709,086.00 €2,504,669.00
Stg£17,802,004.00 Stg£1,993,094.00
US$5,558,377.00 US$5,247,821.00
2003 €3,045,842.00 €71,699.00
Stg£12,150.00 Stg£557,070.00
2004 €1,027,152.18 €1,688,651.63 €275,875.43
Stg£6,115 Stg£375.00
2005 €5,860,335.00 €1,200,525.57 €2,002,738.41
US$314,619.54 Stg£26,760
US$130,000
2006 €2,836,479.97 €726,350.94 €2,459,864.79 €53,000,000.00
Stg£294, 289.39
2007 €9,804,193.14 €9,848,432.84 €1,435,340.59
Stg30,690.00
Totals 1996 – 2007 €39,398,740.31 €26,748,560.59 €6,173,819.22 €53,000,000.00
Stg£18,688,592.48 Stg£2,856,934.70
US$5,872,996.54 US$5,377,821.00

It should be noted that these figures are available in the CAB Annual Reports. The figures for 2008 are being prepared and will be published as part of the Annual Report later this year.


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