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Dealing with seized things

211K Dealing with seized things

(1) An authorised officer who seizes anything under section 211J on any premises must issue the person apparently in charge of the premises with a written receipt for the thing seized.
(2) An authorised officer may retain anything seized under section 211J until the completion of any proceedings (including proceedings on appeal) in which it may be evidence.
(3) A record may only be retained if the person from whom the record was seized is provided, within a reasonable time after the seizure, with a copy of the record certified by the authorised officer as a true copy. The copy is, as evidence, of equal validity to the document of which it is certified to be a copy.
(4) Subsection (2) ceases to have effect in relation to anything seized if, on the application of a person aggrieved by the seizure, the court in which proceedings referred to in that subsection are commenced so orders.

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