Notice of seizure of property

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, the seizure authority, has seized the following property as described below:

Seized property
Item Time and date Location Provisions
Peugeot Partner, white, NV59 LGZ 09:30 16-6-21 Sunny Bank Gardens, Blackburn Section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990

Wish to claim the property?

Any person who wished to make a claim over the property must give notice in writing to:

Head of Environment Services
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
White Dove Building
Davyfield Road

Any claim must be made within 15 days of the date of this notice.

What will I need?

Any person making a claim will be required to produce proof of identity and address. Where an agent makes the claim on behalf of their principal, they will need to produce proof of address of themselves and their principal together with proof of authority to act as an agent.

Where the seized property is a motor vehicle with a registration mark, and the person claiming entitlement purports to be the registered keeper, they must produce the registration document.

Additional information

The authority may be of the opinion that it is necessary to retain the seized property for the duration of an investigation or criminal proceedings.

  • A seizure authority may sell, destroy or otherwise dispose of seized property where a seizure notice has been published and:
  • A claim was made within the claim period but the seizure authority did not determine that the claimant was entitled to the property.

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