Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010


Offence to obstruct, interfere or fail to comply with request.

80.— (1) A person commits an offence if the person, without reasonable excuse—

(a) obstructs or interferes with an authorised officer in the exercise of the officer’s powers under this Chapter, or

(b) fails to comply with a requirement, or request made by an authorised officer, under section 77 (including as applied by section 78).

(2) A person who commits an offence under this section is liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding €5,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months (or both).

(3) A reference in this section to an authorised officer includes a member of the Garda Síochána or other person who is accompanying and assisting the officer in accordance with section 79.