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Prevention of Organised Crime Act, 1998 (Act No. 121 of 1998)

Chapter 6 : Civil Recovery of Property

Part 3 : Forfeiture of Property

56. Effect of Forfeiture Order


(1) Where a High Court has made a forfeiture order and a curator bonis has not been appointed in respect of any of the property concerned, the High Court may appoint a curator bonis to perform any of the functions referred to in section 57 in respect of such property.

[Subsection (1) amended by section 32 of Act No. 24 of 1999]


(2) On the date when a forfeiture order takes effect the property subject to the order is forfeited to the State and vests in the curator bonis on behalf of the State.


(3) Upon a forfeiture order taking effect the curator bonis may take possession of that property on behalf of the State from any person in possession, or entitled to possession, of the property.