Irish Horseracing Industry 1994

Search of racecourse by member of Garda Síochána.


67.(1) If a member of the Garda Síochána is of the opinion that there are reasonable grounds for supposing, or a complaint has been made to such a member, that the holder of a licence granted under section 65 is not complying with the provisions of that section, the member may, without warrant, enter into and search the racecourse concerned and request and take the names and addresses of any persons found therein in connection with the non-compliance.

(2) A person shall not—

(a) refuse to give his name or address, or

(b) give a false name or address,

when so requested under subsection (1).

(3) A person shall not by himself, or by any person in his employment or acting by his direction or with his consent, refuse or fail to admit any member of the Garda Síochána in the execution of his duty requiring to enter a racecourse (or any part thereof) in pursuance of this section.