Updated to 20 September 2022 (Act No. 30 of 2022 and S.I. No. 477 of 2022)

Betting Act 1931
No. 27 of 1931

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 15 December 1931 Betting Act 1931 (Commencement) Order 1931 (S.I. No. 79 of 1931), art. 3

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Applic. ext. 18/1994, ss. 3, 35
Bookmakers licences under, not required. 2/1956, s.35
Excise duty chargable on license renewal under. 5/2002, ss. 65, 83
Excise duty chargable on license registration renewal under. 5/2002, ss. 66 (1) (2), 83
S. 1 am. 7/2015, ss. 2, 40(3)
  18/1994, ss. 3, 64 (1) (5)
S. 1A inserted 7/2015, ss. 3, 40(3)
S. 2 substituted 7/2015, ss. 4, 40(3)
S.2 (2) am. 14/1982, s.69 (2)
  2/1999, s.118 (2)
  7/2001, s.240, sch. 5
  6/2006, s. 82
  3/2008, s. 77
S. 2A inserted 7/2015, ss. 5, 40(3)
S. 2B inserted 7/2015, ss. 6, 40(3)
S. 4 substituted 7/2015, ss. 7, 40(3)
S. 4(1)(a) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 4(1)(b) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 4(2)(a) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 4(2)(b) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 4(5) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 4(6) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 4(7) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 4(9) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 4(10) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 5 substituted 7/2015, ss. 8, 40(3)
S. 5A inserted 7/2015, ss. 9, 40(3)
S. 5B inserted 7/2015, ss. 10, 40(3)
S. 5B(2)(b) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 5B(2)(c) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 5B(2)(d) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 5C inserted 7/2015, ss. 11, 40(3)
S. 5C(1)(b) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 6 substituted 7/2015, ss. 12, 40(3)
S. 6(dd) inserted 44/2019, ss. 26(a), 27(3)
S. 6(h)(iii) inserted 44/2019, ss. 26(b), 27(3)
S. 6(i) substituted 44/2019, ss. 26(c), 27(3)
S. 6(j) substituted 44/2019, ss. 26(d), 27(3)
S. 6(k)(iii) inserted 44/2019, ss. 26(e), 27(3)
S. 6(l) substituted 44/2019, ss. 26(f), 27(3)
S. 6(m) substituted 44/2019, ss. 26(g), 27(3)
S. 6(1)(n) amended 13/2022, ss. 15(1), Sch. 1, part. 2, item 1, 16(2)
S. 7 substituted 7/2015, ss. 13, 40(3)
S. 7(2) del. 25/2008, s. 56(a)
S. 7(3) am. 39/1997, ss. 1097, 1100, 1102, 1103, sch. 31
S. 7(3), prov. added. 13/1993, s.79 (2)
S. 7(4) am. 25/2008, s. 56(b)
S. 7A, new s. 18/1994, ss. 3, 64 (2) (5)
S. 7B inserted 7/2015, ss. 14, 40(3)
S. 7C inserted 7/2015, ss. 14, 40(3)
S. 7D inserted 7/2015, ss. 15, 40(3)
S. 7D(1) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 7E inserted 7/2015, ss. 16, 40(3)
S. 8(1) am. 18/1994, ss. 3, 64 (3) (5)
  24/1999, ss. 14, 16 (2)
S. 8(3) inserted 7/2015, ss. 17, 40(3)
S. 8A inserted 7/2015, ss. 18, 40(3)
S. 8B inserted 7/2015, ss. 19, 40(3)
S. 10(1) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 10(2) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 10(4) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S.11 (1) am. 9/1984, s.77
S. 11(1)(k) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S.11 (1) (m) am. 7/2001, s.240, sch. 5
S.11 (1) (m) (in pt.) rep. 31/1993, ss. 1 (5), 4, sch. 1
S. 11(1)(mm) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 11(1)(n) amended 13/2022, ss. 15(1), Sch. 1, part. 2, item 2, 16(2)
S.12 am. 9/1984, s.76 (4)
S.12, reqmnt. to furnish certificate under where removal from registrar. 5/2002, ss. 78 (4), 83
S.12, applic. rstrct. 5/2002, ss. 78 (3), 83
S. 12(1) amended 7/2015, ss. 34(a), 40(3)
S. 12(2) substituted 7/2015, ss. 34(b), 40(3)
S. 12(3) substituted 7/2015, ss. 34(c), 40(3)
S.12 (3), applic. rstrct. 5/2002, ss. 78 (5) (c), 83
S.12 (3) am. 9/1984, s.76 (7) (c)
S. 12(5) inserted 7/2015, ss. 34(d), 40(3)
S. 13 substituted 7/2015, ss. 20, 40(3)
S. 13 procedure prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 64, rl. 2
S. 13(1) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 13(2) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 13(4)(b)(i) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 13(4)(b)(ii) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 13(5)*
S. 13(5)(b)(i) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 13(5)(b)(ii) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022,  ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 13(6) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 13(12)(a) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 13A inserted 7/2015, ss. 21, 40(3)
S. 14(1) substituted 7/2015, ss. 22(a), 40(3)
S. 14(2) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 14(3) inserted 7/2015, ss. 22(b), 40(3)
S. 14(3)(b) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 14(3)(c) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 14(3)(d) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
S. 15(1) deleted 7/2015, ss. 35(a), 40(3)
S. 15(3) amended 7/2015, ss. 35(b), 40(3)
S. 15(4) deleted 7/2015, ss. 35(a), 40(3)
Ss. 15 (4), 17 (4) am. 7/2001, s. 240, sch. 5
S. 16 substituted 7/2015, ss. 23, 40(3)
S.17 appl. 5/2002, ss. 78 (5) (a) (b), 83
S. 19(4) substituted 7/2015, ss. 24(a), 40(3)
S. 19(5) substituted 7/2015, ss. 24(b), 40(3)
S.19 (5) am. 7/2001, s.240, sch. 5
  20/2001, s.18 (2)
S. 19(6) inserted 7/2015, ss. 24(c), 40(3)
S.19A, new s. 20/2001, s.18 (1)
S.20 (6) am. 7/2001, s.240, sch. 5
S. 21 substit. 37/2014, s. 54
S.21 (1), subsec. substit. 11/2007, s. 66
  3/1998, s.85
S.21 (2) am. 7/2001, s.240, sch. 5
S.22 (2) am. 7/2001, s.240, sch. 5
Ss. 23, 29 am. 24/1983, s.8 (1), sch. 4, pt. 1
S. 23(1) amended 7/2015, ss. 25(a), 40(3)
S. 23(2) amended 7/2015, ss. 25(b), 40(3)
S. 23(3) substituted 7/2015, ss. 25(c), 40(3)
S. 23(5) inserted 7/2015, ss. 25(d), 40(3)
S. 26(2) amended 7/2015, ss. 36, 40(3)
S. 29(1) amended 7/2015, ss. 26(a), 40(3)
S. 29(2) amended 7/2015, ss. 26(b), 40(3)
S. 31 substituted 7/2015, ss. 27, 40(3)
S. 32 repealed 7/2015, ss. 37, 40(3)
S. 32A inserted 7/2015, ss. 28, 40(3)
S. 32B inserted 7/2015, ss. 28, 40(3)
S. 32C inserted 7/2015, ss. 29, 40(3)
S. 32D inserted 7/2015, ss. 30, 40(3)
S. 32E inserted 7/2015, ss. 31, 40(3)
S. 23 (3), 24 (2), 25 (4), 26 (3), 29 (2), 30 (1), 31 (1) (2), 32 (3), 33 (2) am. 7/2001, s.240, sch. 5
S. 32E(1)(b) amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 16, 26, sch. 1 ref. 4
Ss. 33, 34 rep. 20/2001, s.18 (3)
S.32 rstrct. 2/1956, s.26 (2)
S.34 (1)-(3) am. 24/1983, s.8 (1), sch. 4, pt. 1
S. 35(3) inserted 7/2015, ss. 32, 40(3)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 35(1) Betting Act (District Court and Garda Síochána) Regulations 1931 (S.I. No. 81 of 1931)
S. 35(2) Betting Act (Revenue forms) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 618 of 2007)
  Betting Act (Revenue Forms) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 225 of 1999)
  Betting Act (Revenue Forms) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 300 of 1988)
  Betting Act (Revenue Forms) Regulations 1954 (S.I. No. 246 of 1954)
  Betting Act (Revenue Forms) Regulations 1931 (S.I. No. 80 of 1931)

*S. 13 (5). : The words "....and no other person...." inconsistent with the provisions of the Constitution which should be severed from that section - Cashman v. District Justice Clifford (H.C.) [1989] I.R.; [1990] ILRM 200.