Immigration Act 2004

Hotel registers.

10.—(1) It shall be the duty of the keeper of every premises to which this section applies to keep in the premises a register in the prescribed form of all non-nationals staying at the premises.

(2) The Minister may make regulations in relation to the following matters:

(a) the duties of keepers of premises to which this section applies and of persons staying at such premises in relation to the making of entries in a register,

(b) the maintenance of a register,

(c) the furnishing and gathering of information required for entry in a register,

(d) the period for which a register is to be kept.

(3) A register shall be produced by a keeper to a member of the Garda Síochána or an immigration officer if so requested by the member or officer.

(4) A person who contravenes subsection (1) or a provision of regulations under this section that is stated in the regulations to be a penal provision shall be guilty of an offence.

(5) This section applies to a hotel or other place in which lodging or sleeping accommodation is provided on a commercial basis.