Aviation (Preclearance) Act 2009

17.

Offences and penalties.

17.— (1) A person guilty of an offence under this Act (other than an offence to which subsection (2) relates) shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €5,000, or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months, or both.

(2) A person who assaults an Irish law enforcement officer (other than a member of the Garda Síochána) or a preclearance officer in the performance of his or her functions shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable—

( a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding €5,000, or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months, or both, or

( b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding €25,000, or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years, or both.