Title 77 - Utah Code of Criminal Procedure - Chapter 24a - Lost or Mislaid Personal Property - Section 1 - Definition.

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77-24a-1 Definition. (1) "Lost or mislaid property":

(a) means any property that comes into the possession of a peace officer or law enforcement agency:

(i) that is not claimed by anyone who is identified as the owner of the property; or (ii) for which no owner or interest holder can be found after a reasonable and diligent search;

(b) includes any property received by a peace officer or law enforcement agency from a person claiming to have found the property; and

(c) does not include property seized by a peace officer pursuant to Title 24, Forfeiture and Disposition of Property Act.

(2) "Public interest use" means: (a) use by a governmental agency as determined by the agency's legislative body; or (b) donation to a nonprofit charity registered with the state.

Repealed and Re-enacted by Chapter 394, 2013 General Session