Betting Act, 1931

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Number 27 of 1931.


BETTING ACT, 1931.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Definitions.

2.

Prohibition of acting as bookmaker without licence.

3.

Continuance of existing licence.

4.

Certificate of personal fitness of resident in Saorstát Eireann.

5.

Certificate of personal fitness of resident outside Saorstát Eireann.

6.

Grounds for refusal of certificate of personal fitness.

7.

Issue of bookmakers' licences.

8.

The register of bookmaking offices.

9.

Continuance of existing registrations of premises.

10.

Certificate of suitability of premises.

11.

Grounds for refusal of certificate of suitability of premises.

12.

Registration in register of bookmaking offices.

13.

Appeal from refusal of certificate.

14.

Temporary licence and registration pending appeal.

15.

Revocation of licence or registration by court.

16.

Revocation of certain licences by the Minister for Justice.

17.

Removal of premises from register of bookmaking offices.

18.

Provisions as to joint registered proprietors.

19.

Business permitted in registered premises.

20.

Certain restrictions on the use of registered premises.

21.

Hours of business in registered premises.

22.

Prohibition of bets under one shilling.

23.

Prohibition of betting with persons under the age of eighteen.

24.

Display of certificate of registration.

25.

Production of bookmakers' licences on demand.

26.

Powers of entry and investigation.

27.

Saving for bookmakers' assistants.

28.

Saving for clerks and assistants in registered premises.

29.

Persons under eighteen years in betting offices.

30.

Loitering near registered premises.

31.

Penalty for false statement of age.

32.

Prohibition of advertisement, etc., relating to betting on football games.

33.

Prohibition of betting with persons outside Saorstát Eireann.

34.

Powers of the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs.

35.

Regulations.

36.

Expenses.

37.

Repeals.

38.

Short title and commencement.

SCHEDULE.

Enactments Repealed.


Acts Referred to

Courts of Justice Act, 1924

No. 10 of 1924

Betting Act, 1926

No. 38 of 1926

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Number 27 of 1931.


BETTING ACT, 1931.


AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE BETTER REGULATION AND CONTROL OF PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF BOOKMAKING, AND FOR THAT AND OTHER PURPOSES TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO BETTING AND BETTING-HOUSES. [23rd July, 1931.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—