Street and House To House Collections Act, 1962

Powers of Garda Síochána.

24.—(1) A member of the Garda Síochána may at all reasonable times enter any public place to which the public have, by permission, access and in which a collection is, or is believed to be, being carried on.

(2) A member of the Garda Síochána may arrest without warrant a person whom he finds committing an offence under any provision of this Act or who, when his name and address are demanded of him under this Act, gives a name or address that the member knows or reasonably believes to be false or misleading.

(3) A member of the Garda Síochána who is not in uniform shall, when exercising any power conferred by this Act, if requested by a person affected, produce his identity card to the person.