Betting Act, 1926

Prohibition of unlicensed totalisators.

23.—(1) Subject to the exceptions hereinafter mentioned, it shall not be lawful for any person to set up, maintain, or work a totalisator save in so far and in such manner as such setting up, maintenance and working is authorised by a licence in that behalf granted under this Act.

(2) Every person who sets up, maintains, or works a totalisator in contravention of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to an excise penalty of five hundred pounds.

(3) This section shall not apply to any totalisator set up, maintained, and worked by the Revenue Commissioners under an authority in that behalf conferred on them by the Minister under this Act.