32(1)In paragraphs 30 and 31 “the proper officer” means—
(a)where the forfeiture order is made by a court of summary jurisdiction, the clerk of petty sessions, and
(b)where the forfeiture order is made by the Crown Court, the appropriate officer of the Crown Court.
(2)The proper officer shall issue a certificate in respect of a forfeiture order if an application is made by—
(a)the prosecutor in the proceedings in which the forfeiture order was made,
(b)the defendant in those proceedings, or
(c)a person whom the court heard under section 23(7) before making the order.
(3)The certificate shall state the extent (if any) to which, at the date of the certificate, effect has been given to the forfeiture order.
(4)Any balance in the hands of the proper officer after making any payment required under paragraph 30(1)(d) or 31 shall be treated for the purposes of section 20 of the [1954 c. 9 (N.I.).] Administration of Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 1954 (application of fines, &c.) as if it were a fine.