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Gaming (Bingo) Act 1985

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4Offences and enforcement.

(1)A person shall not act as the organiser of a game of multiple bingo unless he holds such a certificate as is mentioned in section 2(2)(c) above.

(2)The provisions of subsection (1) above and of any regulations made under section 3 above shall be included among the provisions a contravention of which is an offence under section 23 of the principal Act; and in subsection (6) of that section the reference to a certificate of approval under section 19 of that Act shall include a reference to any such certificate as is mentioned in section 2(2)(c) above.

(3)In section 43 of the principal Act (powers of entry)—

(a)references to premises in respect of which a licence under that Act is in force and to the holder of a licence in respect of any such premises shall include references to any premises used by the organiser of a game of multiple bingo for the management of such games and to the organiser using those premises for that purpose ;

(b)the reference in subsection (2) to a contravention of that Act or of regulations made under it shall include a reference to a contravention of subsection (1) above or of regulations made under section 3 above ; and

(c)the references in subsections (3) and (6) to books, documents or information relating to premises in respect of which a licence under that Act is in force shall, in relation to an organiser of games of multiple bingo, be construed as references to books, documents or information relating to his management of such games.

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