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Version of section 492 from 2023-01-14 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Seizure of explosives

  •  (1) Every person who executes a warrant issued under section 487 may seize any explosive substance that they suspect is intended to be used for an unlawful purpose, and shall, as soon as possible, remove to a place of safety anything that they seize under this section and detain it until they are ordered by a judge of a superior court to deliver it to some other person or an order is made under subsection (2).

  • Marginal note:Forfeiture

    (2) Where an accused is convicted of an offence in respect of anything seized by virtue of subsection (1), it is forfeited and shall be dealt with as the court that makes the conviction may direct.

  • Marginal note:Application of proceeds

    (3) Where anything to which this section applies is sold, the proceeds of the sale shall be paid to the Attorney General.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 492
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 70
  • 2022, c. 17, s. 27

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