Customs Act 1901

PART XII - OFFICERS  

Division 1 - Powers of officers  

Subdivision G - Dealing with goods seized as forfeited goods  

SECTION 209A   209A   DESTRUCTION OR CONCEALMENT OF EVIDENTIAL MATERIAL OR FORFEITED GOODS  


A person must not:


(a) destroy, or render incapable of identification, a document or thing that is, or may be, evidential material or a forfeited good; or


(b) render illegible or indecipherable such a document or thing; or


(c) place or conceal on his or her body, or in any clothing worn by the person, such a document or thing;

with the intention of preventing it from being seized by an authorised person in the exercise of the person's powers under a search warrant, a seizure warrant or section 203B, 203C, 203CA or 203CB.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 2 years.




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