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The Police (Property) Regulations 1997

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5.—(1) This regulation applies to property which is in the possession of the police by virtue of section 43 of the Powers of Criminal Courts Act 1973 and in respect of which no application by a claimant has been made within six months of the making of the order under that section or no such application has succeeded.

(2) Subject to section 2(3) of the 1897 Act, property to which this regulation applies shall not be disposed of until the expiration of six months from the date on which the order in respect of the property was made under that section on the conviction of an offender or, if an application by a claimant of the property has been made within that period or the offender has appealed against the conviction or sentence, until that application or appeal has been determined.

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