||Title:||RABIES ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||L.N. 331 of 1999|
|Section:||17||Heading:||Power of arrest||Version Date:||01/01/2000|
(1) An authorized officer, being an officer of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department of the rank of Field Officer II or above, may arrest- (Amended L.N. 331 of 1999)
(2) Where an authorized officer arrests a person under subsection (1) he shall forthwith take the person to the officer in charge of a police station and thereafter section 52 of the Police Force Ordinance (Cap 232) shall apply.
(a) any person whom he has reasonable grounds to believe has committed an offence under section 13, 14 or 15; and
(b) any person resisting or obstructing him in exercising any power or performing any duty under this Ordinance.