Gaming and Lotteries Act, 1956

Evidence of keeping place for unlawful gaming.

42.—If a member of the Garda Síochána is obstructed or impeded in entering any place or premises or any part thereof in the exercise of his powers under this Act or if any gaming instrument, being a slot machine prohibited by section 10 or a gaming instrument capable of being used for unlawful gaming, is found therein it shall be assumed until the contrary is proved that that place or premises was or were being kept for unlawful gaming.