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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

Version of section 253 from 2021-08-12 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:Notice of seizure — person from whom seized

  •  (1) An officer who seizes a thing under subsection 140(1) of the Act shall provide written notice to the person from whom it was seized, including the grounds for the seizure.

  • Marginal note:Notice of seizure — lawful owner

    (2) If the person from whom the thing was seized is not the lawful owner, the officer shall make reasonable efforts to identify the lawful owner and to give the lawful owner written notice of, and the grounds for, the seizure. If the notice is provided by mail, notification is deemed to have been provided on the seventh day after the day on which the notice was mailed.

  • SOR/2021-202, s. 1

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