Racing Board and Racecourses Act, 1945

Inspection of books, etc., of bookmakers on authorised racecourses.

30.—(1) Where an authorised officer of the Board observes that a person is engaged in or carrying on the business of bookmaker on any authorised racecourse or in the precincts thereof, he may (subject to the production by him if so required of his appointment as such authorised officer) require that person to produce to him forthwith, and permit him to inspect and take copies of, or extracts from, any document then in that person's possession and used for the purpose of such business.

(2) Every person who fails or refuses to do anything which he is required under subsection (1) of this section by an authorised officer of the Board to do shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds.