GOVERNMENT ANALYST (DISPOSAL OF ARTICLES) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Court to make order, relating to the custody or disposal of an article sent to the government analyst.

3. Where a court makes an order relating to the custody of an article.

4. Article is forwarded by any individual or authority Government Analyst.

5. Government Analyst to maintain a register to enter particulars of any article being disposed of by him.

6. Government Analyst to maintain a special discount.

7. Payments to be made from the special discount.

8. Money remaining unclaimed.

9. Immunity from prosecution.

10. Notice to be given by registered letter.

11. Saving clause.

12. Interpretation.

69 of 1988.

AN ACT to provide for the disposal of articles forwarded to the Government Analyst for analysis and report; and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 17th December, 1988]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Government Analyst (Disposal of Articles) Act.

2. Court to make order, relating to the custody or disposal of an article sent to the government analyst.

(1) Where any article is forwarded by a court to the Government Analysis for purpose of analysis and report, such court shall, within one month of the receipt of the report, make an order relating to the custody or disposal by the government analyst as the case may be, of such article. A copy of such order shall be the duty of the government Analyst to carry out such order.

(2) Where an order is made under subsection (1) for the disposal of an article the manner of disposal is to be by way of a sale, the government Analyst shall remit the proceeds of the sale to the court which made the order.

3. Where a court makes an order relating to the custody of an article.

(1)Where a court makes an order relating to the custody of an article, a copy of such order shall be sent to the person to whom the custody of that article is given and it shall be his duty to remove the same from the possession of the government Analyst with in a period of two months from the date of receipt of such copy.

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