Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Hells Angels Lose Court Bid to Take Back Clubhouse on Vancouver Island

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Hells Angels Lose Court Bid to Take Back Clubhouse on Vancouver Island

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Hells Angels lose bid to take back B.C. clubhouse

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VANCOUVER - The Hells Angels have lost a bid to regain control of a clubhouse in Nanaimo, B.C., in advance of a civil trial scheduled for next year.

The province seized the clubhouse in November 2007 under the Civil Forfeiture Act.

Orders were granted against the property by B.C. Supreme Court judges at that time and again in March 2009, meaning the building and its contents could not be used, mortgaged or sold.

Lawyers for the Hells Angels Motorcycle Corp., Angel Acres Recreation and Festival Property Ltd. and several individuals applied to set aside the orders in B.C. Supreme Court.

They have asked Justice Barry Davies to allow Angel Acres Recreation and Festival Property Ltd. …

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