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|203. Provisions relating to condemnation.|
|Procedure after notice of claim.||Restoration of seizures.|
|Provision relating to condemnation. 6 of 1981, s. 2, 7 of 1988,s.14.||203.(1) Where anything has been seized under this Act provisions as being liable to forfeiture, then the condemnation of the thing shall in no way be affected by the fact that an owner of the thing was in no way concerned with the act which rendered it liable to forfeiture.
(2) Where anything is condemned under this Act, then -
(a) subject to section 214, the thing shall be forfeited and may be sold, destroyed or otherwise disposed of as the Commissioner may think fit;
(b) condemnation of the thing shall have effect as from the date when the liability to forfeiture arose;
(3) Where goods have been condemned and are in the possession of some authority other than the customs they shall be returned to the customs for disposal under subsection (2).