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Fur Farming (Prohibition) Act 2000

Section 3: Effect of forfeiture orders

15.This section deals with the effect of a forfeiture order, and provides a right of appeal (to the Crown Court) which is available to any person claiming to have an interest in the animals which are the subject of a forfeiture order.  Although the forfeiture order could take effect immediately on being made, so as to deprive any person of his rights in the animals kept at the date of the order, the destruction or other disposal of the animals pursuant to the forfeiture order may be deferred or other appropriate provision may be made pending the making and determination of an appeal or application relevant to the order.

16.A person appointed by the court to carry out a forfeiture order will be acting as an agent of the court.

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