So the Angels are actually challenging the constitutionality of the Forfeiture Act in their legal bid to hang onto various numbers of their real assets in BC. I guess it took an organization such as theirs, to have the balls and deep enugh pockets to fight the thing out over time ...
clipped from a full article:
The Civil Forfeiture office filed a suit against the Nanaimo clubhouse and other Hells Angels assets in November 2007, setting off a legal battle that has lasted more than six years.
The director has since filed similar cases against the Kelowna and East Vancouver clubhouses, alleging the properties have been used for criminal activities.
The Hells Angels are fighting back with their own suit, challenging the constitutionality of B.C.'s Civil Forfeiture Act.