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 107FD   CLAIM FOR RETURN OF GOODS SEIZED  

107FD(1)  
If forfeited goods are seized under a seizure warrant or section 9 of the Crimes Act 1914, the owner of the goods may, whether or not a seizure notice has yet been served on the owner, make a claim to the CEO for the return of the goods.

107FD(2)  
A claim:


(a) must be in writing in an approved form; and


(b) must specify the grounds on which the claim is made; and


(c) if it is made by a person who does not reside or have a place of business in Australia, must:


(i) appoint an agent in Australia with authority to accept service of documents, including process in any proceedings, arising out of the matter; and

(ii) specify the address of the agent for service; and

(iii) be accompanied by the written consent of the agent, signed by the agent, agreeing to act as agent.



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