View Full Version : Nunavut MLAs want to seize property from Bootleggers

03-11-2014, 08:42 PM
http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674mlas_want_liquor_changes_to_combat_bootleggin g/

"Civil forfeiture is when law enforcement agencies, such as the police, can legally confiscate possessions from offenders if they believe itís been obtained as a proceed of crime.

Quoting a November 2012 Nunavut Liquor Task Force report at the Legislative Assembly March 10, Savikataaq said, ďThe economic value of bootlegging in Nunavut is in excess of 10 million a year." (from the news article)

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