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Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001

Section 58: Person to whom seized property is to be returned

175.This section sets out for the purposes of the Act to whom property which is obliged to be returned under Part 2 should be returned. This is normally the person from whom it is seized unless the police or others consider someone else has a better claim to it. Subsections (4) and (5) define the occupier of a premises as being the person from whom property is seized when it is seized from a premises.

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