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INDEPENDENT BROAD-BASED ANTI-CORRUPTION COMMISSION ACT 2011 - SECT 89

Application for return of things seized

    (1)     Within 7 days after a document or other thing is seized by an authorised officer under section 87, an interested person may apply to the Supreme Court for an order—

        (a)     setting aside the seizure; and

        (b)     requiring the IBAC to deliver the document or other thing to the interested person.

    (2)     On an application under subsection (1), the Supreme Court may make an order setting aside the seizure and requiring the IBAC to deliver the document or other thing to the interested person if the Court is satisfied that the grounds for the seizure—

        (a)     did not exist; or

        (b)     no longer exist.

    (3)     In this section, "interested person" in relation to a document or other thing means—

        (a)     the Chief Commissioner of Police; or

        (b)     a person authorised by the Chief Commissioner of Police to apply under this section on behalf of the Chief Commissioner of Police; or

        (c)     any other person who claims to have a legal or equitable interest in the document or other thing.

        S. 90 inserted by No. 13/2012 s. 9 (as amended by No. 82/2012 s. 148(3)), amended by No. 82/2012 s. 12.



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