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Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act

Version of section 20 from 2002-12-31 to 2010-12-09:

Marginal note:Disposition by Minister

  •  (1) Where a sample has been taken pursuant to paragraph 14(1)(b) or a thing has been forfeited or abandoned under this Act, it shall be dealt with and disposed of as the Minister may direct.

  • Marginal note:Costs

    (2) The importer or exporter, as the case may be, and the owner of any thing detained, seized, abandoned or forfeited under this Act are jointly and severally liable for all the costs of inspection, removal, detention, seizure, abandonment, forfeiture or disposition incurred by Her Majesty that exceed the proceeds realized from the disposition of the thing under this Act.

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