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 107FN   DESTRUCTION OR CONCEALMENT OF EVIDENTIAL MATERIAL OR FORFEITED GOODS  

107FN(1)  
A person must not engage in conduct if:


(a) the conduct:


(i) destroys, or renders incapable of identification, a document or thing that is, or may be, evidential material or a forfeited good; or

(ii) renders illegible or indecipherable such a document or thing; or

(iii) places or conceals on his or her body, or in any clothing worn by the person, such a document or thing; and


(b) the conduct is engaged in with the intention of preventing it from being seized by an officer in the exercise of the person's powers under a search warrant or a seizure warrant.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 2 years.

107FN(2)  
In this section:

engage in conduct
means:


(a) do an act; or


(b) omit to perform an act.




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