Every person commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to the penalty specified in section 242(2) who intentionally—
(a) prevents the following persons from carrying out their statutory functions or duties:
(i) an enforcement officer; or
(ii) a member of the Fire Service established under the Fire Service Act 1975; or
(iii) a person authorised or employed to carry out the provisions of this Act; or
(b) obstructs or impedes a person—
(i) from carrying out the provisions of this Act; or
(ii) from exercising or attempting to exercise a power of entry conferred by this Act; or
(c) refuses to give information when directed to do so by an enforcement officer under section 178, or knowingly misstates information; or
(d) incites any other person to do any act referred to in paragraph (a) or paragraph (b) or paragraph (c).
Compare: 1974 No 66 s 693(1)
Section 229(a)(iii): amended, on 27 November 2010, by section 36 of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 124).