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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 26 April 2017 at 08:13)
Part 4 Division 2 Section 48
48   Forfeiture of item
(1)  An item seized under this Part is forfeited to the Crown:
(a)  on the expiration of the period allowed by section 52 for the making of an application for an order disallowing the seizure if the item has not been dealt with under section 47 and no application under section 52 has been made within that period, or
(b)  if an application for an order disallowing the seizure has been made under section 52 but the application has been refused or has been withdrawn before a decision on the application has been made, on the date on which the application is refused or withdrawn.
(2)  An item forfeited to the Crown under this section may be destroyed, sold or otherwise disposed of as the enforcement agency concerned may, generally or in a particular case, direct.