Any vendor whose property is seized under the provisions of Section 19814 may within 10 days after such seizure petition the State Fire Marshal to return the property seized upon the ground that such property was illegally or erroneously seized. Any petition filed hereunder shall be considered by the State Fire Marshal within 60 days after filing and an oral hearing granted the petitioner if requested. Notice of the decision of the Fire Marshal shall be served upon the petitioner. The Fire Marshal may order the property seized under this act disposed of or returned to the petitioner if illegally or erroneously seized. The determination of the Fire Marshal is final unless within 60 days an action is commenced in a court of competent jurisdiction in the State of California for the recovery of the property seized by the Fire Marshal.
(Added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 728.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018