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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 25 April 2017 at 16:47)
Part 4 Division 2 Section 49
49   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 the enforcement agency concerned in connection with the lawful destruction or disposal of the item (including any storage costs) and any such cost is taken to be a debt due to the enforcement agency from that person.
(2)  In any proceedings for the recovery of the debt, a certificate signed by the enforcement agency stating the amount of any costs and the manner in which they were incurred is evidence of the matters certified.