Criminal Property Confiscation
If you have been served with a Freezing Notice by an officer from the Proceeds of Crime Squad of the Western Australia Police, the following tasks must be done within a specific timeframe to protect your interest in any of the properties listed in the Freezing Notice.
1. provide a Statutory Declaration to the officer in charge of the Police Station specified in the Freezing Notice. The Statutory Declaration must be given within 7 days after the day on which the Freezing Notice was served on you. Failure to do so is an offence contrary to section 37 of the Criminal Property Confiscation Act (WA) and the penalty is $5000.
2. file a Notice of Objection in the Court specified in the Freezing Notice together with the prescribed filing fees and serve a copy of the Notice of Objection to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (WA):-