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Betting Act
     (CHAPTER 21)    View PDF

Table of Contents

Long Title

1 Short title
2 Interpretation
2A Act not applicable to remote gambling
3 Offences relating to common betting-houses and betting information centres
4 Advancing money for conducting business of common betting-house
5 Betting in a common betting-house
6 Penalty for unlawful announcement of information on horse-race, etc.
7 Money paid recoverable
8 Presumption against person accepting or receiving stakes, etc.
9 Presumptions
10 Court to make order for demolition of structural contrivances for facilitating betting
11 Search warrant against premises used as common betting-house
12 Search warrant against persons in possession of betting instruments
13 Arrest and search upon suspicion
14 Magistrate or police officer may himself enter and search
15 Evidence by police officer to be presumptive evidence
16 Protection of informers from discovery
17 Obstruction of police officers
18 Examination of offenders
19 Binding over on second conviction
20 Jurisdiction of courts
21 Stakes
22 Exemption
23 Reward to informer

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