Street and House To House Collections Act, 1962

Prohibition of unauthorised collections.

3.—(1) A person shall not hold or be concerned in the holding of a collection (in this Act referred to as an unauthorised collection) in respect of which no collection permit is in force, or which is held otherwise than in accordance with a collection permit granted in respect thereof, or in relation to which there is any contravention (whether by act or omission) of any condition attached to the collection permit granted in respect thereof.

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

(3) In any proceedings under this section in relation to a collection a certificate purporting to be signed by a Chief Superintendent and to certify that on a day or days specified in the certificate a person named therein was not the holder of a collection permit authorising him to hold that collection on such day or days or (as the case may be) during a specified time or times on such day or days shall, without proof of the signature of the person purporting to sign the certificate or that he was a Chief Superintendent, be evidence until the contrary is proved of the matters certified in and by the certificate.