2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30: Criminal Offenses
Article 31: Controlled Substances, 30-31-1 through 30-31-41
Section 30-31-36: Summary forfeiture.


NM Stat § 30-31-36 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

30-31-36. Summary forfeiture.

A. Controlled substances listed in Schedule I or controlled substance analogs of substances listed in Schedule I that are possessed, transferred, sold or offered for sale in violation of the Controlled Substances Act [30-31-1 NMSA 1978] are contraband and shall be seized and summarily forfeited to the state.

B. Controlled substances listed in Schedule I or controlled substance analogs of substances listed in Schedule I which are seized or come into the possession of the state, the owners of which are unknown, are contraband and shall be summarily forfeited to the state.

C. Species of plants from which controlled substances in Schedules I and II or controlled substance analogs of substances listed in Schedules I and II may be derived which have been planted or cultivated in violation of the Controlled Substances Act, or of which the owners or cultivators are unknown or which are wild growths, may be seized and summarily forfeited to the state.

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