Criminal Assets Bureau Act 1996

Arrest.

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16. (1) Where a bureau officer who is a member of the Garda Síochána has reasonable cause to suspect that a person is committing or has committed an offence under section 12, 13 or 15 or under section 94 of the Finance Act, 1983, the bureau officer may—

( a) arrest that person without warrant, or

( b) require the person to give his or her name and address, and if the person fails or refuses to do so or gives a name or address which the bureau officer reasonably suspects to be false or misleading, the bureau officer may arrest that person without warrant.

(2) A person who fails or refuses to give his or her name or address when required under this section or gives a name or address which is false or misleading, shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding F27 [ 3,000 ].

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F27

Substituted (12.02.2005) by Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2005 (1/2005), s. 17, commenced on enactment.