REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
600.4706 Return of personal property to owner; discharge of lien against real property or motor vehicle; time limitation.
Except as otherwise provided by law, personal property seized pursuant to section 4703 shall be returned to the owner, or a lien filed against real property under section 4703 or against a motor vehicle under section 4705 shall be discharged, within 7 days after the occurrence of any of following:
(a) A warrant is not issued against a person for the commission of a crime within 7 days after the property is seized or, if the property is real property, within 7 days after the lien is filed.
(b) All charges against the consenting legal owner relating to the commission of a crime are dismissed.
(c) The consenting legal owner charged with committing a crime is acquitted of the crime.
(d) In the case of multiple defendants, all persons charged with committing a crime are acquitted of the crime.
(e) Entry of a court order pursuant to this chapter for the return of the property or the discharge of the lien.
History: Add. 1988, Act 104, Eff. June 1, 1988
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