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The Forest Act, 1927

( ACT NO. XVI Of 1927 )

Chapter IX


Power to release property seized under section 52
53. Any Forest-officer of a rank not inferior to that of a Ranger who, or whose subordinate, has seized any tools, 1[vessels], vehicles or cattle under section 52, may release the same on the execution by the owner thereof of a bond for the production of the property so released, if and when so required, before the Magistrate having jurisdiction to try the offence on account of which the seizure has been made.

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    The word "vessels" was substituted, for the word "boats" by section 15 of the Forest (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. VIII of 1990)
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