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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title X
PUBLIC OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND RECORDS
Chapter 116
POWERS AND DUTIES OF OFFICERS
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F.S. 116.33
116.33 Exercise of police power.It is deemed by the Legislature of the state, that this act is necessary for the more efficient and speedy method of forfeiture of property that is held by the clerks of the circuit court of Florida, and a lawful exercise of the police power of the state for the protection of the public welfare of the people of the state. All the provisions of this act shall be liberally construed for the accomplishment of the purposes herein mentioned. This act is to be considered as cumulative and not an exclusive method of forfeiture.
History.s. 12, ch. 61-380.