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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 165 : VICTIMS

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 5311)
  • § 5311. Prompt return of property

    A law enforcement agency holding property of any individual shall take reasonable care of the property. Upon authorization of the prosecutor, the law enforcement agency holding the property, unless it is contraband or subject to forfeiture, shall promptly notify the individual that the property is no longer needed for evidentiary purposes and may be picked up by the individual. (Added 1995, No. 170 (Adj. Sess.), § 9, eff. Sept. 1, 1996.)