1546.18 Natural resources officer may take possession of boat.

A natural resources officer appointed under section 1501.24 of the Revised Code may take possession of and hold a boat or other property if such action appears necessary in the course of making an arrest of a person violating sections 1546.15 to 1546.17 of the Revised Code. A natural resources officer shall not be held liable for the loss of or any damage done to such boat or other property taken and held by reason of the failure to comply with such sections, provided ordinary care is exercised in the handling of such property. No person shall take possession of a boat or other property which has been taken in charge by a natural resources officer as provided in this section, until the officer has released same.

Renumbered from § 1541.18 by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 293, §1, eff. 9/14/2016.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .