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Artificial Reproduction of Animals (Northern Ireland) Order 1975

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10.  Any person who—

(a)fails to comply with any condition subject to which any licence is granted under Article 5 or 6;

(b)contravenes Article 6(1);

(c)contravenes any regulation made under this Order;

(d)knowingly obstructs an authorised person—

(i)in exercising a power of entry under Article 7 so as to prevent him from gaining admission after due notice has been served or a warrant authorising him to enter has been obtained; or

(ii)in carrying out such inspections, tests or other actions as he is entitled to perform after entry;

(e)without reasonable cause fails to give to an authorised officer any information which the authorised person may reasonably require for the purpose of the performance of his functions under this Order;

(f)fails to produce to an authorised person any record which he is required to produce;

(g)in giving any information for the purposes of any provision of this Order, knowingly or recklessly makes a statement which is false in a material particular,

shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding[F1 level 5 on the standard scale] orF1. . . to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three monthsF1. . . or to both and any semen, ova or animal detained under Article 8(2) by means or in respect of which the offence was committed shall be liable to be forfeited.

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