Preventive confiscation - announcement of an amendment to the Criminal Code in Poland

The Ministry of Justice announces the implementation of the so-called preventive confiscation of property into the Criminal Code. That confiscation would be carried out even before the offender is convicted, or even in the case of acquittal, and would also concern property belonging to persons who are not subject to criminal proceedings. The Ministry has announced that work is at a very advanced stage.

The main assumptions of the planned changes: