[APPOINTMENT OF EXCISE OFFICERS AND THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES]
Power to arrest
13D. (1) Any Excise Officer duly empowered by the Board in this behalf may arrest any person whom he has reason to believe to be liable to punishment under this Act.
(2) Any person accused or reasonably suspected of committing an offence under this Act or any rules made thereunder, who on demand of any officer duly empowered by the Board in this behalf refuses to give his name and residence, or who gives a name or residence, which such Officer has reason to believe to be false, may be arrested by such officer in order that his name and residence may be ascertained.]
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