Street and House To House Collections Act, 1962

Prohibition against acting as collector in an unauthorised collection.

16.—(1) A person shall not act as a collector in an unauthorised collection.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) of this section shall be guilty of an offence.

(3) Where a person is charged with an offence under this section in relation to an unauthorised collection, it shall be a good defence to the charge for the person to show that he did not know and could not reasonably have known or suspected that the collection in relation to which the charge is made was an unauthorised collection.