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Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001

Section 57: Retention of seized items

174.The provisions listed in Subsection (1) of this section set out when property obtained under these powers may be retained. Subsections (2) and (3) of this section prevent the retention of property which could not be retained under these provisions if it was seized under the new powers on reliance on one of those powers. Subsection (4) ensures that the listed provisions cannot justify the retention of anything which has to be returned under Part 2.

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