Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007


68(1)A person is guilty of an offence if he intentionally obstructs a person lawfully acting as an enforcement agent.E+W

(2)A person is guilty of an offence if he intentionally interferes with controlled goods without lawful excuse.

(3)A person guilty of an offence under this paragraph is liable on summary conviction to—

(a)imprisonment for a term not exceeding 51 weeks, or

(b)a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale, or


(4)In relation to an offence committed before the commencement of section 281(5) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44), the reference in sub-paragraph (3)(a) to 51 weeks is to be read as a reference to 6 months.

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Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Sch. 12 applied (6.4.2014) by Finance Act 2008 (c. 9), ss. 127(2), 129(4); S.I. 2014/906, arts. 2, 3

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 12 para. 68 in force at 6.4.2014 by S.I. 2014/768, art. 2(1)(b)