Customs Act 1901

PART XII - OFFICERS  

Division 1 - Powers of officers  

Subdivision G - Dealing with goods seized as forfeited goods  

SECTION 205C   TREATMENT OF GOODS SEIZED IF NO CLAIM FOR RETURN IS MADE  

205C(1)  
If:


(a) goods have been seized under a seizure warrant or under subsection 203B(2) or (2A) , 203C(2) , 203CA(3) or 203CB(2) ; and


(b) a seizure notice has been served; and


(ba) (Repealed by No 4 of 2015)


(c) at the end of 30 days after the day the notice was served, no claim has been made for the return of the goods and subsection 205B(1A) has not applied in relation to the goods;

the goods are taken to be condemned as forfeited to the Crown.

205C(2)  


If:


(a) goods have been seized under a seizure warrant or under subsection 203B(2) or (2A) , 203C(2) , 203CA(3) or 203CB(2) ; and


(b) a seizure notice has been served; and


(c) an infringement notice for an offence in relation to the importation of the goods has been given; and


(d) the penalty specified in the infringement notice is paid within the period within which, or by the time by which, the penalty is required to be paid; and


(e) the infringement notice is withdrawn and, as a result, subsection 205B(1A) ceases to apply in relation to the goods; and


(f) at the end of 30 days after the day notice of the withdrawal of the infringement notice is given to the person, no claim has been made for the return of the goods;

the goods are taken to be condemned as forfeited to the Crown.




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