- Updated: 2011-09-21 18:05:22-0400
This is a sad day for Nova Scotia. The province has had its first success in punishing people without charging them with a crime. Merely appearing suspicious is now enough for the government to seize your property in Nova Scotia.
Province Wins First Civil Forfeiture Case | News Releases | Government of Nova Scotia
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- 2011-09-23 12:22:53-0400
Wow...what exactly is the legal definition of "wrong-doing"?
- 2011-09-23 16:44:10-0400
- Updated: 2011-09-23 16:49:15-0400
According to the article, being in possession of
illegal items. Boot-leg alcohol is specifically mentioned which means they could find home-brew on the premisses, state that you purchased it or had the intent to sell, and seize your bank account as proceeds of crime... no criminal charges necessary.
I wonder what will happen when they see my field of tobacco?
- 2011-09-24 10:35:47-0400
Wow, sounds super