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1. Resisting or obstructing a public officer or other person lawfully engaged in a public duty (S.23 Summary Offences Ordinance)

Anyone who resists or obstructs a public officer or other person lawfully engaged in the performance of any public duty is liable to a fine of $1,000 and to imprisonment for 6 months. It is necessary for the prosecution must prove that the public officer was lawfully apprehending a defendant. If the apprehension was not lawful, he was not in the execution of his duty.

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