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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 61-3E-12 §61-3E-12. Contraband, seizure, forfeiture.
Any destructive device, explosive material, incendiary device or hoax bomb possessed, involved in, used or intended to be used in a violation of this article or any violation of any criminal law or regulation of this state are hereby declared to be contraband and any property interest therein shall be vested in the state of West Virginia. Said contraband may be seized by the office of the state fire marshal or other law-enforcement agency conducting said investigation and upon application to the circuit court of the county in which said contraband is seized be forfeited to the state of West Virginia for destruction or for training purposes by the office of the state fire marshal or other law-enforcement agency.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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