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Offences and forfeiture

             (3)  If a court:

                     (a)  convicts a person of an offence against this Act; or

                    (aa)  makes an order under section 19B of the Crimes Act 1914 in respect of a person charged with an offence against this Act; or

                     (b)  orders a person to pay a pecuniary penalty for the contravention of a civil penalty provision;

in relation to any therapeutic goods, the court may order that the goods be forfeited to the Commonwealth and, if an order is made, the goods become the property of the Commonwealth.

             (4)  Where goods are so forfeited, the Secretary may cause notice of the forfeiture to be published in the Gazette or on the Department's website.

             (5)  Goods forfeited under an order referred to in subsection (3) are to be disposed of in such manner as the Secretary directs.

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