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Disposition of proceeds of forfeiture.
F.S. 849.44
849.44 Disposition of proceeds of forfeiture.All sums received from a sale or other disposition of the seized property shall be paid into the county fine and forfeiture fund and shall become a part thereof; provided, however, that in instances where the seizure is by a municipal police officer within the limits of any municipality having an ordinance requiring such vehicles, vessels or conveyances to be forfeited, the city attorney shall act in behalf of the city in lieu of the state attorney and shall proceed to forfeit the property as herein provided, and all sums received therefrom shall go into the general operating fund of the city.
History.s. 10, ch. 29712, 1955; s. 24, ch. 57-1.