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Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 109 : PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT

Subchapter 001 : General Provisions

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 4505)
  • § 4505. Hearing; forfeiture

    The game warden or other officer shall retain possession of firearms, jacks, lights, motor vehicles, and devices taken until final disposition of the charge against the owner, possessor, or person using the same in violation of the provisions of section 4745, 4781, 4783, 4784, 4705(a), 4280, 4747, or 4606 of this title, in accordance with the provisions of section 4503 of this title. When the owner, possessor, or person using firearms, jacks, lights, motor vehicles, and devices in violation of the section is convicted of the offense, the court where the conviction is had shall cause the owner, if known, and possessor and all persons having the custody of or exercising any control over the firearms, jacks, lights, motor vehicles, and devices seized, either as principal, clerk, servant, or agent and the respondent to appear and show cause, if any they have, why a forfeiture or condemnation order should not issue. The hearings may be held as a collateral proceeding to the trial of the respondent in the discretion of the court. (Added 1961, No. 119, § 1, eff. May 9, 1961; amended 1985, No. 92, § 4; 2017, No. 170 (Adj. Sess.), § 6.)