Nevada Revised Statutes Section 179.1175 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Disposition of property after seizure and forfeiture.

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.

Last modified: February 25, 2006