89. The owner or lawful possessor of the thing seized pursuant to this Act shall have custody of it. The inspector may, where he considers it advisable, transfer the thing seized to other premises for purposes of safekeeping.
In addition, the inspector shall have custody of the things seized and submitted in evidence, unless the judge to whom they were submitted in evidence decides otherwise.
The thing seized or, in the cases described in section 91, the proceeds of the sale thereof shall remain under safekeeping until they are disposed of in accordance with sections 92 to 96 or, if proceedings are instituted, until a court decides otherwise in accordance with section 97.
1987, c. 29, s. 89; 1990, c. 4, s. 642; 1992, c. 61, s. 434.