2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 179 - Special Proceedings of a Criminal Nature; Sealing Records of Criminal Proceedings; Rewards; Forms
NRS 179.1175 - Disposition of property after seizure and forfeiture.


NV Rev Stat § 179.1175 (2013) What's This?

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, after property has been seized the agency which seized the property may:

(a) Place the property under seal;

(b) Remove the property to a place designated by the agency for the storage of that type of property; or

(c) Remove the property to an appropriate place for disposition in a manner authorized by the court.

2. If an agency seizes currency, unless otherwise ordered by the court, the agency shall deposit the currency in an interest-bearing account maintained for the purpose of holding currency seized by the agency.

3. When a court declares property to be forfeited, the plaintiff may:

(a) Retain it for official use;

(b) Sell any of it which is neither required by law to be destroyed nor harmful to the public; or

(c) Remove it for disposition in accordance with the applicable provisions of NRS.

(Added to NRS by 1985, 1467; A 1987, 1383; 2001, 875)

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