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Public Health (Wales) Act 2017

Section 89 - Obstruction etc. of officers

179.This section provides that a person commits an offence if they intentionally obstruct an authorised officer from exercising their functions under sections 84 to 88. They will also commit an offence if, without reasonable cause, they fail to provide an authorised officer with facilities that are reasonably required under section 88(1), or they fail to comply with a requirement under section 88(1)(b) or (d) such as producing CCTV footage or providing information.

180.A person found guilty of an offence under this section is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale. The levels on the standard scale are set out in section 37 of the Criminal Justice Act 1982.

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