Customs Act 2015



22. Where, in any civil or criminal proceedings against any officer of customs or other person on account of the seizing or detention of any thing, judgment is given against that officer or other person, or a conviction is recorded against him or her in respect of the matter, and where the court or judge certifies that there was probable cause for such seizure or detention, then, as the case may be—

(a) the plaintiff shall not be entitled to any damages, besides the thing seized or the value of such thing, nor to any costs, and

(b) the officer or other person shall not be liable for any punishment or penalty.