|170||Title:||WILD ANIMALS PROTECTION ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||17||Heading:||Powers of inspection and arrest||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) If an authorized officer finds a person hunting or has reasonable grounds for believing that a person has been hunting or is about to hunt, he may require such person to produce for inspection his special permit. (Amended 58 of 1980 s. 9)
(2) If an authorized officer has reasonable grounds for believing that a person has committed an offence under section 18, he may arrest such person. (Amended 77 of 1996 s. 11)
(3) Where an authorized officer arrests a person under subsection (2) he shall forthwith take such person to the nearest police station and shall there hand him over to the custody of a police officer and thereupon the provisions of section 52 of the Police Force Ordinance (Cap 232) shall apply.
(4) (Repealed 77 of 1996 s. 11)