The NCA replaced the Serious Organised Crime Agency (‘SOCA’) on 7 October 2013 (The Crime and Court Act 2013 (Commencement No. 2 and Saving Provision) Order 2013). It was created by the Crime and Courts Act 2013 to lead the fight against serious and organised crime and strengthen border security, building on the work of SOCA. For commentary on SOCA see ¶195-300.

The NCA's functions include:

the ‘crime-reduction function’ of securing that efficient and effective activities to combat organised crime and serious crime are carried out (whether by the NCA, other law enforcement agencies, or other persons).

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