8. Power of Courts to order forfeiture.-
Any Court trying any offence under section 7 may order the forfeiture to the collecting Government of any dutiable goods in respect of which the Court is satisfied that an offence under this Act has been committed, and may also order the forfeiture of any alcohol, drugs or materials by means of which the offence has been committed and of any receptacles, packages or coverings in which any such goods or articles are contained and the animals, vehicles, vessels or other conveyances used in carrying such goods or articles and any implements or machinery used in the manufacture of such goods.
1. Subs. by Act 66 of 1976, s. 39, for "opium, Indian hemp or other narcotic drug or narcotic" (w.e.f. 27-05-1976).