Know your laws: Person found in possession of property

Know your laws: Person found in possession of property

“Know Your Laws” is a production of the Press Office of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force.

PERSON FOUND IN POSSESSION OF PROPERTY  

(CRIMINAL CODE OF SAINT LUCIA 2008)

 

  1. PERSON FOUND IN POSSESSION OF PROPERTY

A person who finds any other person in possession of property which he or she, has reasonable cause to suspect has been obtained by the commission of an offence, may arrest the person without warrant, and take possession of the property.

  1. PERSON OFFERING PROPERTY FOR SALE, ETC.

A person, to whom property is offered for sale, pawned, or delivered has reasonable cause to suspect that an offence has been or is about to be committed with respect to such property, may, without warrant, arrest such person and take possession of the property.

 

“We, the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force would like to encourage the citizenry to read and study the laws which governs our society. Never forget that knowledge is power”.

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