FACTORIES, OFFICES AND SHOPS ACT - 1970 (ACT 328)

    Section - 76 - Obstruction of Inspector.

    (1) Any person who obstructs an Inspector in the execution of his powers or duties under this Act shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred thousand cedis, or to imprisonment not exceeding one month, or to both; and where an Inspector is so obstructed in a factory or shop, the occupier of that factory or shop shall be guilty of an offence. [As amended by the Factories, Offices and Shops (Amendment) Law, 1991 (PNDCL 275), s.1(k)].

    (2) Any person who-

    (a) wilfully delays an Inspector in the exercise of his powers; or

    (b) fails to comply with the requisition of an Inspector in pursuance of section 75; or

    (c) fails to produce any document which he is required by or in pursuance of this Act to produce; or

    (d) wilfully withholds any information as to who is the occupier of any factory, office or shop; or

    (e) conceals or prevents a person from appearing before or being examined by an Inspector,

    shall be deemed to obstruct an Inspector in the execution of his duties under this Act.