Protection of things seized
- • liability of agency
(1) In all cases of seizure, an agency that seizes property shall take reasonable steps to safeguard and protect the things seized against loss, damage and deterioration.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, an agency that seizes property is not liable for loss, damage or deterioration resulting from any reasonable actions taken to secure or develop evidence. [1991 c.540 §2]
Note: 133.537 (Protection of things seized) was added to and made a part of 133.525 (Definitions for ORS 133.525 to 133.703) to 133.703 (Identity of informants) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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