(1) If an inspector seizes, and destroys or otherwise disposes of, consumer goods in accordance with an order made under subsection 133H(1):
(a) the person from whom the consumer goods were seized; or
(b) if that person is not entitled to possess the consumer goods--the owner of the consumer goods;
is liable to pay an amount equal to the costs reasonably incurred by the inspector in seizing, and in destroying or disposing of, the consumer goods.
(2) An amount payable by a person under subsection (1):
(a) is a debt due by the person to the Commonwealth; and
(b) may be recovered by action in a court of competent jurisdiction.