Consumer Credit Act 1995
106.—(1) If a judge of the District Court is satisfied on the sworn information of a member of the Garda Síochána that there are reasonable grounds for suspecting that any premises or any part of any premises is being used for the purposes of F165[the provision of high cost credit] contrary to the provisions of this Part or that evidence of an offence for contravening this Part may be found in such premises, the judge may issue a warrant authorising any member of the Garda Síochána, accompanied by other members of the Garda Síochána, at any time or times within one month from the date of issue of the warrant, on production if so requested of the warrant, to enter, if need be by force, and search the premises and any person found therein and question any such person and seize and retain any document or thing which such member has reason to believe may be evidence of the commission of an offence for contravening this Part and arrest any such person who the member has reason to believe has contravened any provision of this Part.
(2) A person shall not obstruct or interfere with a member of the Garda Síochána acting under the authority of a warrant under subsection (1) or give to a member information which is false or misleading.
(3) A person shall comply with any request made of him by a member of the Garda Síochána acting under the authority of a warrant under subsection (1).
Substituted (14.11.2022) by Consumer Credit (Amendment) Act 2022 (13/2022), s. 15(1) and sch. 1 part 1 item 32, S.I. No. 575 of 2022.