Consumer Credit Act, 1995

Powers of arrest.

109.—(1) If a member of the Garda Síochána has reasonable cause to suspect that a person has contravened this section, section 98 , section 107 or 108 , the member may—

(a) arrest that person without warrant, or

(b) require the person to give his name and address and, if the person fails or refuses to do so or gives a name or address that member reasonably suspects to be false or misleading, the member may arrest that person without warrant.

(2) A person shall not refuse to give his name or address when required under subsection (1), or give a name or address which is false or misleading.