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Nature Conservation Act 1992 - SECT 155

155 Obstruction of conservation officers 155 Obstruction of conservation officers
(1) A person must not obstruct a conservation officer in the exercise of a power under this Act.
(2) A person is taken to obstruct a conservation officer in the exercise of a power under this Act if the person—
(a) assaults, abuses, hinders, resists or intimidates the officer or a person assisting the officer in the exercise of the officer's powers under this Act; or
(b) deliberately prevents or attempts to prevent (whether directly or indirectly) a person from—
(i) being questioned by a conservation officer; or
(ii) giving, under this Act, any information or document to a conservation officer; or
(c) in any other way obstructs, or attempts to obstruct, a conservation officer in the exercise of the officer's powers under this Act.
Maximum penalty—165 penalty units or 1 year's imprisonment.


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