Food Production (Safety) Act 1998 No 128
Repealed version for 23 February 2004 to 4 April 2004 (accessed 31 January 2015 at 08:35)

36   Return of forfeited item

(1)  An item seized under section 24 (a) that is forfeited by the operation of section 34 (1) (a) and that has not been destroyed or otherwise disposed of in a manner that would prevent its return must immediately be delivered to the person from whom it was seized, or such other person as appears to Safe Food to be entitled to it, if Safe Food becomes satisfied that no contravention of this Act or the regulations has been committed in relation to the item.
(2)  On being delivered, any proprietary and other interests in the item that existed immediately before its forfeiture are restored.
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