Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959

Power of District Justice to grant warrant to enter certain places.

297.—(1) Where upon an information on oath it appears to any District Justice or Peace Commissioner that there are reasonable grounds for believing that a breach of the provisions of this Act or any instrument made thereunder has been committed within any enclosed garden or any dwellinghouse or the curtilage thereof, he may by warrant under his hand authorise any water keeper or any officer appointed by the Minister to enter the said garden or dwellinghouse or the curtilage thereof, at such times in the day or night as may be mentioned in the warrant.

(2) A warrant under this section shall not continue in force for more than seven days from the date thereof.