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Sec. 274.9 Advertisement.
If the appraised value of a seized conveyance does not exceed the monetary amount set forth in title 19, U.S.C., section 1607, the regional commissioner shall cause an advertisement of the seizure to be published once a week for at least three successive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the federal judicial district in which the seizure occurred. (TM 4/91)
The advertisement must:
Describe the conveyance seized and indicate the identification number, if any;
State the time and place of seizure;
State that the seized conveyance is subject to forfeiture except as provided in Sec. 274.5(b) of this part;
State that the Service is considering forfeiture of the seized conveyance and sale or other disposal, if declared forfeited; and
State that any prospective petitioners for relief from forfeiture should submit their petitions pursuant to Secs. 274.13, 274.14, 274.15, 274.16, and 274.17 of this part within 30 days of publication of the advertisement.