Betting Act, 1926

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Number 38 of 1926.


BETTING ACT, 1926.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Definitions.

2.

Prohibition of acting as bookmaker without licence.

3.

Certificate of personal fitness.

4.

Grounds for refusal of certificate of personal fitness.

5.

Issue of bookmaker's licences.

6.

The register of bookmaking offices.

7.

Certificate of suitability of premises.

8.

Grounds for refusal of certificate of suitability of premises.

9.

Registration in register of bookmaking offices.

10.

Appeal from refusal of certificate.

11.

Temporary licences and registration pending appeal.

12.

Cancellation of licences or registration by court.

13.

Removal of premises from register of bookmaking offices.

14.

Provisions as to joint registered proprietors.

15.

Business permitted in registered premises.

16.

Hours of business in registered premises.

17.

Display of certificate of registration.

18.

Production of bookmaker's licences on demand.

19.

Powers of entry and investigation.

20.

Saving for persons employed by bookmakers.

21.

Prohibition of betting with persons outside Saorstát Eireann.

22.

Powers of the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs.

23.

Prohibition of unlicensed totalisators.

24.

Grant of totalisator licences.

25.

Totalisators set up by Revenue Commissioners.

26.

Disposal of totalisator fees and profits.

27.

Regulations in regard to totalisators.

28.

Regulations.

29.

Expenses.

30.

Short title, commencement and duration.

Acts Referred to

Courts of Justice Act, 1924

No. 10 of 1.924

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Number 38 of 1926.


BETTING ACT, 1926.


AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE BETTER REGULATION AND CONTROL OF PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF BOOK-MAKING, TO REGULATE AND CONTROL THE USE OF TOTALISATORS, AND FOR THOSE AND OTHER PURPOSES TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO BETTING AND BETTING-HOUSES. [28th July, 1926.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—