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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 261E

Dealing with thing before it is condemned

             (1)  The Secretary or Australian Border Force Commissioner may, on behalf of the Commonwealth, cause the thing to be disposed of or destroyed if:

                     (a)  its custody or maintenance creates serious difficulties; or

                     (b)  the expenses of its custody or maintenance between its seizure and condemnation are likely to be greater than its value.

             (2)  If the Secretary or Australian Border Force Commissioner causes the thing to be disposed of, the Secretary or Australian Border Force Commissioner may cause the disposal to be subject to specified conditions.



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