Seizure law too harsh

Several cases in Manitoba cry out for a review of the legislation that gives the state too much power in seizing the assets of people who may have committed minor crimes, or whose offences are not directly related to the property seized. Sometimes the value of the confiscated property is grossly disproportionate to the offence itself.

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/editorials/seizure-law-too-harsh-247009751.html

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