Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103
221 Disposal of unclaimed property not connected with an
(1) Property that is lawfully in the custody of a police officer or a
member of the NSW Police Force other than in connection with an offence and
that is not delivered to the person lawfully entitled to it (by virtue of
section 218, an order of a court under this Division or otherwise) may be
dealt with in accordance with this section.
(2) The Commissioner may use any such property for the purposes of an
integrity testing program conducted under section 207A of the Police Act
(3) The property:
(a) in the case of money, is to be paid to the Treasurer for payment
into the Consolidated Fund, or
(b) in any other case, may be sold at public auction by the
Commissioner and the proceeds of sale are to be paid to the Treasurer for
payment into the Consolidated Fund.
(4) If the property is not money or is not fit or suitable for sale,
or fails to sell at public auction, it is to be disposed of in accordance with
the directions of the Commissioner.