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Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Betting

    1. General restrictions on betting

      1. 1.Restriction on use of premises for betting transactions with persons resorting thereto

      2. 2.Restriction on bookmaking except under bookmaker's permit

      3. 3.Agent of bookmaker or Totalisator Board to be authorised and registered

      4. 4.Restriction of pool betting

      5. 5.Restriction of betting on tracks

      6. 6.Restriction of bookmaking on tracks

      7. 7.Restriction of betting on dog racecourses

      8. 8.Prohibition of betting in streets and public places

    2. Licensed betting offices

      1. 9.Betting office licences and betting agency permits

      2. 10.Conduct of licensed betting offices

    3. Special provisions with respect to bookmakers and betting agency permits

      1. 11.Cancellation of and disqualification for bookmaker's or betting agency permit

    4. The Totalisator Board and pool betting on horse races

      1. 12.Horserace Totalisator Board

      2. 13.Approval of horse racecourses by Totalisator Board

      3. 14.Functions of Totalisator Board with respect to betting on horse races

      4. 15.Additional powers and duties of Totalisator Board

    5. Special provisions with respect to licensed tracks

      1. 16.Totalisators on licensed tracks

      2. 17.Special rights of occupier of licensed track where totalisator is operated

      3. 18.Charges to bookmakers on licensed tracks

      4. 19.Occupiers of licensed tracks not to have an interest in bookmaking thereon

      5. 20.Saving for right of occupier of licensed track to prohibit betting

    6. Special provisions with respect to young persons

      1. 21.Betting with young persons

      2. 22.Betting circulars not to be sent to young persons

    7. Power of entry on tracks

      1. 23.Power of entry on tracks

    8. Contributions for benefit of horse racing by bookmakers and Totalisator Board

      1. 24.Horserace Betting Levy Board

      2. 25.General powers and duties of Levy Board

      3. 26.Bookmakers' Committee

      4. 27.Bookmakers' levy schemes

      5. 28.Assessment of or exemption from bookmakers' levy

      6. 29.Levy appeal tribunals

      7. 30.Contributions by Totalisator Board

    9. Accounts and reports of Levy Board and Totalisator Board

      1. 31.Accounts of, and reports by, Levy Board and Totalisator Board

  3. Part II Gaming

    1. 32.General provisions as to gaming

    2. 33.Gaming machines

    3. 34.Gaming in public places

    4. 35.Saving for dominoes and cribbage on licensed premises, etc

    5. 36.Saving for clubs

    6. 37.Saving for entertainments not held for private gain

    7. 38.Supplementary provisions with respect to gaming

    8. 39.Local authorities not to subsidise premises for gaming

    9. 40.References in other Acts to gaming or unlawful games

  4. Part III Lotteries and Prize Competitions

    1. 41.Illegality of lotteries

    2. 42.Offences in connection with lotteries

    3. 43.Exemption of small lotteries incidental to certain entertainments

    4. 44.Exemption of private lotteries

    5. 45.Exemption of certain small lotteries conducted for charitable, sporting or other purposes

    6. 46.Saving for lotteries of Art Unions

    7. 47.Restriction of certain prize competitions

  5. Part IV Amusements with Prizes

    1. 48.Provisions of amusements with prizes at certain noncommercial entertainments

    2. 49.Provision of amusements with prizes at certain commercial entertainments

    3. 50.Amusement machines

  6. Part V General

    1. 51.Search warrants

    2. 52.Penalties and forfeitures

    3. 53.Offences by bodies corporate

    4. 54.Construction of certain references to private gain

    5. 55.Interpretation, etc.-general

    6. 56.Consequential amendments in other Acts

    7. 57.Repeals and savings

    8. 58.Short title, extent and commencement

    1. Schedule 1

      Bookmaker's permits, betting agency permits and betting office licences

    2. Schedule 2

      Registered pool promoters

    3. Schedule 3

      Licensing of tracks for betting

    4. Schedule 4

      Rules for licensed betting offices

    5. Schedule 5

      Totalisators on dog racecourses

    6. Schedule 6

      Permits for provision of amusements with prizes

    7. Schedule 7

      Promotion of small lotteries by registered societies

      1. PART I Registration of societies

      2. Part II Returns to be made by promoters

    8. Schedule 8

      Repeals

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