NARCOTIC DRUGS (CONTROL, ENFORCEMENT AND SANCTIONS) LAW - 1990 (PNDCL 236)

    Section - 26 - Obstruction of Inspection and Search.

    Any person who-

    (a) refuses any police officer, authorised to enter or search, access to any premises or fails to submit to search by a person authorised to search him;

    (b) assaults, obstructs, hinders or delays him in effecting any entrance in the execution of any duty imposed or power conferred by this Law;

    (c) fails to comply with any lawful demand of any authorised police officer in the execution of his duties under this Law;

    (d) refuses or neglects to give any information which may reasonably be required of him and which he has power to give;

    (e) fails to produce or conceals or attempts to conceal any property, document, or book in relation to which there is reasonable ground for suspecting that an offence has been or is being committed under this Law, or which is liable to seizure under this Law;

    (f) rescues or endeavours to rescue or causes to be rescued anything which has been duly seized;

    (g) furnishes to any officer as true, information which he knows or has reason to believe to be false; or

    (h) before or after any seizure, breaks or otherwise destroys anything to prevent the seizure or securing of that thing;

    is guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding c200,000.00 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or both.