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INFRINGEMENTS ACT 2006 - SECT 87

Notice of seizure of property

    (1)     A person who executes an infringement warrant may serve on—

        (a)     the person against whom the infringement warrant is issued and whose personal property is seized under the infringement warrant; or

        (b)     a person who is in possession of any personal property of the person against whom the infringement warrant is issued that is seized under the infringement warrant

a notice in the form prescribed by the rules within the meaning of the Magistrates' Court Act 1989 informing the person served with the notice—

        (c)     that the person is responsible for the safe-keeping of the personal property seized under the infringement warrant that is described in the notice; and

        (d)     informing that person of the provisions of subsection (2).

    (2)     A person who knows that property has been seized under an infringement warrant or is the subject of a notice served under subsection (1) must not, except with the written consent of the sheriff—

        (a)     interfere with or dispose of that property; or

        (b)     deface or remove any mark attached to that property indicating that it had been so seized; or

        (c)     remove that property from the place at which it was situated when the notice was served.

Penalty:     25 penalty units or 6 months imprisonment or both.

    (3)     Nothing in subsection (2) affects the powers of the Court or of the Supreme Court in relation to contempt.



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