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Customs Act

Version of section 141 from 2005-12-12 to 2023-01-25:


Marginal note:Goods or conveyance given to applicant

  •  (1) The President, on application by a person whose interest in a conveyance detained under subsection 97.25(2) or in goods or a conveyance seized as forfeit under this Act has been determined under section 139 or ordered under section 139.1 or 140 to be unaffected by the seizure or detention, shall direct that

    • (a) in the case of goods or a conveyance the forfeiture of which has become final, the goods or conveyance, as the case may be, be given to the applicant; and

    • (b) in the case of a conveyance detained under subsection 97.25(2), the conveyance be given to the applicant.

  • Marginal note:Amount paid if goods or conveyance sold

    (1.1) If goods or a conveyance that is to be given to the applicant has been sold or disposed of, an amount calculated on the basis of the interest of the applicant in the goods or conveyance at the time of the contravention or use, as determined under section 139 or ordered under section 139.1 or 140, shall be paid to the applicant.

  • Marginal note:Limit on amount paid

    (2) The total amount paid under subsection (1.1) in respect of goods or a conveyance shall, if the goods or conveyance was sold or otherwise disposed of under this Act, not exceed the proceeds of the sale or disposition, if any, less any costs incurred by Her Majesty in respect of the goods or conveyance, and, if there are no proceeds of disposition, no payment shall be made pursuant to subsection (1.1).

  • R.S., 1985, c. 1 (2nd Supp.), s. 141
  • 1999, c. 17, s. 127
  • 2001, c. 25, s. 77
  • 2005, c. 38, s. 85
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