Food Production (Safety) Act 1998 No 128
Repealed version for 23 February 2004 to 4 April 2004 (accessed 27 November 2014 at 11:04)

35   Cost of destruction or disposal of forfeited item

(1)  A person who was the owner of an item immediately before its forfeiture under this Division is liable for any cost incurred by or on behalf of Safe Food in connection with the lawful destruction or disposal of the item and any such cost is taken to be a debt due to Safe Food from that person.
(2)  In any proceedings for the recovery of the debt, a certificate signed by Safe Food stating the amount of any costs and the manner in which they were incurred is evidence of the matters certified.
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