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TOBACCO AND OTHER SMOKING PRODUCTS ACT 1998 - SECT 44A

Return of seized things

44A Return of seized things

(1) If a seized thing is not forfeited, the authorised person must return it to its owner—
(a) at the end of 6 months; or
(b) if a proceeding for an offence involving the thing is started within 6 months—at the end of the proceeding and any appeal from the proceeding.
(2) Despite subsection (1) , unless the thing is forfeited, the authorised person must immediately return a thing seized as evidence to its owner if the authorised person stops being satisfied its continued retention as evidence is necessary.



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