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Gaming Act 1845

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. II.What shall be sufficient Evidence that a House is a common Gaming House.

  3. III.Power of Justices may be exercised under Warrant.

  4. IV.Penalties on Gaming House Keepers, &c.

  5. V.Proof of Gaming for Money, &c. not necessary in support of Informations for Gaming.

  6. VI.Commissioners of Police may authorize Superintendent and Constables to enter Gaming Houses and seize all Instruments of Gaming and take into Custody all Persons found therein.

  7. VII.Police Superintendent may search for Instruments of Gaming.

  8. VIII.What shall be deemed Evidence of Gaming.

  9. IX.Indemnity of Witnesses.

  10. X.Justices may grant Billiard Licences at Licensing Sessions.

  11. XI.Places kept for public Billiard Tables to be licensed.

  12. XII.Penalties for Offences against Tenor of Licences.

  13. XIII.When Billiard Playing shall not be allowed.

  14. XIV.Empowering Constables to visit licensed Houses.

  15. XV.Repeal of 16 C.2. c.7.

  16. XVI.Pending Actions and Informations to be discontinued.

  17. XVII.Cheating at Play to be punished as obtaining Money by false Pretences.

  18. XVIII.Wagers not recoverable at Law.

  19. XIX.Proceedings under feigned Issues abolished.

  20. XX.Appeal to Quarter Sessions.

  21. XXI.Distress not unlawful for Want of Form.

  22. XXII.Plaintiff not to recover after Tender of Amends.

  23. XXIII.Limitation of Actions.

  24. XXIV.Construction of Terras.

  25. XXV.Conviction, &c. not to be quashed for Informality, &c.

  26. XXVI.Act may be repealed, &c.

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      to which the foregoing Act refers

      1. Form of Warrant

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      to which the foregoing Act refers

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      to which the foregoing Act refers

      1. Form of Licence

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