Betting Act, 1931

Business permitted in registered premises.

19.—(1) It shall be lawful for the registered proprietor of registered premises, so long as he continues to be a licensed bookmaker, to carry on in such premises the business of bookmaking subject to the provisions of this Act.

(2) No person except the registered proprietor of the premises shall carry on any trade, profession, or business whatsoever in any registered premises.

(3) The registered proprietor of registered premises shall not carry on nor permit to be carried on in such premises nor permit such premises to be used for the purpose of carrying on any trade, profession or business whatsoever save and except only the business of bookmaking carried on by the registered proprietor.

(4) The Betting Houses Act, 1853 , shall not apply to registered premises.

(5) Every person who carries on or permits to be carried on in any registered premises or permits any registered premises to be used for carrying on any trade, profession or business in contravention of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds or at the discretion of the court to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months.