Excise Act 1901

PART IX - OFFICERS  

Division 1A - Search and seizure  

Subdivision F - Dealing with forfeited goods seized under a seizure warrant or section 9 of the Crimes Act 1914  

SECTION 107FC   107FC   MATTERS TO BE DEALT WITH IN SEIZURE NOTICES  


A seizure notice must set out the following:


(a) a statement identifying the goods;


(b) the day on which they were seized;


(c) the ground, or each of the grounds, on which they were seized;


(d) a statement that, if a claim for the return of the goods has not already been made, and is not made within 30 days after the day the notice is served, the goods will be taken to be condemned as forfeited to the Crown;


(e) if:


(i) the notice is to be served in a foreign country; and

(ii) the person served has not yet made such a claim;
a statement that the person served may not make such a claim unless he or she has first appointed in writing an agent in Australia with authority to accept service of documents, including process in any proceedings arising out of the matter.



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