DRUG TRAFFICKING (RECOVERY OF PROCEEDS) (DESIGNATED COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES) ORDER
L.N. 362 of 1997
Satisfaction of confiscation order in a designated country
(a) a confiscation order has been made under section 3 of the Ordinance;
(b) a request has been sent by the Secretary for Justice to the appropriate authority of a designated country for assistance in enforcing that order; and
(c) in execution of that request property is recovered in that country,
the amount payable under the confiscation order shall be treated as reduced by the value of property so recovered.
(2) For the purposes of this paragraph, and without prejudice to the admissibility of any evidence which may be admissible apart from this subparagraph, a certificate purporting to be issued by or on behalf of the appropriate authority of a designated country stating that property has been recovered there in execution of a request by the Secretary for Justice, stating the value of the property so recovered and the date on which it was recovered shall, in any proceedings in a court in Hong Kong, be admissible as evidence of the facts so stated.