Consumer Credit Act, 1995

Prohibition on possession of documents belonging to another person for moneylending.

107.—(1) A person shall not have in his possession or control for the purposes of moneylending any document belonging to another person.

(2) Where a member of the Garda Síochána has reasonable cause to suspect that a person is in possession or control of a document in contravention of subsection (1), the member may without warrant, stop and search (if need be by force) the person and seize the document.

(3) A person shall not obstruct or interfere with a member of the Garda Síochána acting under subsection (2).

(4) In this section “document” includes every book, card, order, voucher or other document issued to any person.