The Prevention of Terrorism Act, 2002
12. Claims by third party.-
1. Where any claim is preferred, or any objection is made to the seizure of any property under section 7 on the ground that such property is not liable to seizure, the Designated Authority before whom such property is produced shall proceed to investigate the claim or objection: Provided that no such investigation shall be made where the Designated Authority considers that the claim or objection is designed to cause unnecessary delay.
2. In case claimant or objector establishes that the property specified in the notice issued under section 9 is not liable to be forfeited under the Act, the said notice shall be withdrawn or modified accordingly.