S. 465B(1) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 36.42), substituted by No. 44/2022 s. 78(2).
(1) After a police officer has executed the warrant issued under section 465 and seized a thing under the warrant, the police officer named in the warrant or another police officer may apply to the Magistrates' Court at a venue of the Magistrates' Court that is nearest to the warrant premises for a direction that the thing so seized be held or retained as if it were tainted property seized under a warrant under section 79 of the Confiscation Act 1997 .
(2) An application may only be made under subsection (1) if a direction under section 465(1B) was not made in relation to the warrant when it was issued.
S. 465C inserted by No. 63/2003 s. 44.