Greyhound Industry Act, 1958

Conditions attached to greyhound race track licence.

23.—(1) The Board may, on the grant of a greyhound race track licence, attach any condition to the licence.

(2) The Board may, by notice served on the licensee under a greyhound race track licence—

(a) revoke any condition attached to the licence,

(b) vary any condition attached to the licence,

(c) attach any new condition to the licence.

(3) Different conditions may be attached under this section to different licences and, in particular, the conditions may include—

(a) conditions as to the days on and the times at which races may take place,

(b) conditions as to the number of persons performing particular classes of functions on greyhound race tracks who must be in attendance at races,

(c) conditions as to the provision of suitable facilities to enable authorised officers in attendance at races duly to perform their functions,

(d) conditions as to permitting the Board to set up, maintain and work totalisators on greyhound race tracks on such sites as the Board may decide to be suitable and, where they are set up, as to provision by licensees of suitable arrangements for bookmakers in places convenient and suitable for carrying on their business (such arrangements to be determined, in default of agreement between bookmakers and licensees, by the Board).

(4) The Board shall not, pursuant to a condition referred to in paragraph (d) of subsection (3) of this section, decide that a site is suitable for a totalisator save after consultation with the licensee concerned.

(5) Notwithstanding any of the foregoing provisions of this section, there shall be attached to every greyhound race track licence (and the licence shall be expressed accordingly) a condition that races shall not be held on Christmas Day, Good Friday or any Sunday.

(6) Where the licensee under a greyhound race track licence does not comply with any condition attached to the licence, he shall, without prejudice to the power to suspend or revoke the licence, be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds.