Greyhound Industry Act, 1958



Regulations in relation to coursing.

36.—(1) The Board may, after consultation with the Club, make regulations providing for—

(a) prohibiting persons from performing the functions of judge, slipper or steward at authorised coursing meetings save under and in accordance with permits granted by the Board at its discretion,

(b) the making by the Board of charges in respect of the grant, retention or renewal of permits,

(c) the attachment of conditions to permits,

(d) the suspension and revocation of such permits,

(e) prohibiting persons performing specified classes of functions at authorised coursing meetings from having any beneficial interest in bookmaking at such meetings or in the ownership of greyhounds participating in events forming items at such meetings,

(f) the refusal of entries for events forming items at authorised coursing meetings in the case of greyhounds in respect of which disqualification orders under section 45 of this Act are in force.

(2) If, in relation to an authorised coursing meeting, there is a contravention of any regulation under this section, the person holding the meeting shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds.