Betting Act, 1931

Persons under eighteen years in betting offices.

29.—(1) It shall not be lawful for any person to send or bring into any registered premises any person under the age of eighteen years other than persons ordinarily resident in such premises and officers of the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs entering such premises in the course of their duty as such officers.

(2) Every person (other than the registered proprietor of the registered premises concerned) who sends or brings any person into registered premises in contravention of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof, in the case of a first offence, to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds or, in the case of a second or any subsequent offence, to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds or, at the discretion of the court, to imprisonment for any term not exceeding three months or to both such fine and such imprisonment.