Petroleum (Offshore) Act 1982 No 23
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Part 4Division 6Section 133

133   Orders for forfeiture in respect of certain offences

(1)  Where a person is convicted by the Supreme Court of an offence against section 20, 40 or 61, the Court may, in addition to imposing a penalty, make 1 or more of the following orders:
(a)  an order for the forfeiture of a specified aircraft or vessel used in the commission of the offence,
(b)  an order for the forfeiture of specified equipment used in the commission of the offence, and
(c)  an order:
(i)  for the forfeiture of specified petroleum recovered, or conveyed through a pipeline, as the case may be, in the course of the commission of the offence,
(ii)  for the payment by that person to the Crown of an amount equal to the proceeds of the sale of specified petroleum so recovered or conveyed, or
(iii)  for the payment by that person to the Crown of an amount equal to the value at the well-head, assessed by the Court, of the quantity, so assessed, of petroleum so recovered or conveyed or for the payment of such part of that amount as the Court, having regard to all the circumstances, thinks fit.
(2)  Where the Court is satisfied that an order made under subsection (1) (c) (i) cannot, for any reason, be enforced, the Court may, upon the application of the person by whom the proceedings were brought, set aside the order and make either of the orders referred to in subsection (1) (c) (ii) or (iii).
(3)  The Court may, before making an order under this section, require notice to be given to, and hear, such persons as the Court thinks fit.
(4)  Goods in respect of which an order is made under this section shall be dealt with as the Attorney General directs and, pending his direction, may be detained in such custody as the Court directs.
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