(1) An authorised officer may serve an infringement notice on any person that he or she has reason to believe has committed—
(a) an offence against section 15A(2); or
(b) a prescribed offence against the regulations.
(2) In this Part a reference to an "authorised officer" is a reference to—
S. 37A(2)(a) amended by Nos 60/2012 s. 72(8), 71/2014 s. 8(1).
(a) in the case of an offence relating to a scientific procedure (within the meaning of Part 3) an authorised officer, within the meaning of section 25; and
S. 37A(2)(b) substituted by No. 71/2014 s. 8(2).
(b) in any other case, a POCTA inspector.
S. 37A(3) substituted by No. 32/2006 s. 94(Sch. item 39(1)).
(3) An offence referred to in subsection (1) for which an infringement notice may be served is an infringement offence within the meaning of the Infringements Act 2006 and the penalty for that offence is the prescribed infringement penalty in respect of that offence.
S. 37B inserted by No. 103/2003 s. 42, substituted by No. 32/2006 s. 94(Sch. item 39(2)).