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Game Licences Act 1860

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10 Persons doing any act requiring a licence to kill game, to produce the same, on demand, or declare their names, places of residence, &c. Penalty for refusal.E+W+S+N.I.

If any person shall be discovered doing any act whatever in Great Britain in respect whereof a licence to kill game is required under this Act, by any officer of Inland Revenue, or by any lord or gamekeeper of the manor, royalty, or lands wherein such person shall then be, or by any person having duly taken out a proper licence to kill game under this Act, or by the owner, landlord, lessee, or occupier of the land on which such person shall then be, it shall be lawful for such officer or other person aforesaid to demand and require from the person so acting the production of a licence to kill game issued to him; and the person so acting is hereby required to produce such licence to the person so demanding the production thereof, and to permit him to read the same, and (if he shall think fit) to take a copy thereof or of any part thereof; or in case no such licence shall be produced to the person demanding the same as aforesaid, then it shall be lawful for the person having made such demand to require the person so acting forthwith to declare to him his christian and surname and place of residence, and the place at which he shall have taken out such licence; and if such person shall, after such demand made, wilfully refuse to produce and show a licence to kill game issued to him, or in default thereof as aforesaid to give to the person so demanding the same his christian and surname and place of residence, and the place at which he shall have taken out such licence, or if he shall produce any false or fictitious licence, or give any false or fictitious name or place, or if he shall refuse to permit any licence which he may produce to be read, or a copy thereof or of any part thereof to be taken, he shall forfeit the sum of [F1twenty pounds][F1level 2 on the standard scale].

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C1The reference to any Officer of Inland Revenue to be construed as a reference to any Officer of Customs and Excise: Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (c. 2, SIF 40:1), Sch. 4 para. 1

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