Forfeiture (law)

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Forfeiture is a measure provided for in the criminal law context to seize property

Several legal systems have provisions on forfeiture, such as

  • Verfall (German law)
  • Forfeiture (Austrian criminal law)[1].

In contrast, forfeiture is foreign to Swiss criminal law, cf. confiscation (StGB-CH)

Individual references

  1. Forfeiture