Musk Rats Act, 1933

Records to be kept by holders of purchasers' licences.

28.—(1) Every holder of a purchaser's licence shall cause to be kept at such place as the Minister may appoint in respect of such holder a record of all pelts of musk rats purchased by him, and to be entered in such record within twenty-four hours after the purchase of any such pelts, particulars of such purchase.

(2) Every record kept in pursuance of this section may be inspected at all reasonable hours by an authorised officer, and it shall be the duty of the person liable under this section to keep such record to produce for the inspection of such authorised officer on demand such record.

(3) If any holder of a purchaser's licence—

(a) fails to keep at the place appointed by the Minister in respect of such holder such record as is required by this section, or

(b) fails to make in such records within the time fixed by this section any entry required by this section to be made therein, or

(c) fails to produce for the inspection of an authorised officer on demand any record which he is required by this section so to produce or obstructs any such authorised officer in making such inspection, or

(d) wilfully makes or causes to be made in such record any entry which is false or misleading in any material particular,

such person shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding five pounds.