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Gaming Act 1845

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FIRST SCHEDULEto which the foregoing Act refers

Form of Warrant

County of To the Constable Whereas it appears to me, J. P., One of the Justices of our Lady the Queen, assigned to keep the Peace in the said County, by the Information on Oath of A. B. of _________________ in the County of _________________, Yeoman, that the House [Room or Place] known as (here insert a Description of the House, Room, or Place by which it may be readily known and found], is kept and used as a common Gaming House within the Meaning of an Act passed in the _________________ Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, intituled [here insert the Title of this Act] :

This is, therefore, in the Name of our Lady the Queen, to require you, with such Assistants as you may find necessary, to enter into the said House [Room or Place], and, if necessary, to use Force for making such Entry, whether by breaking open Doors or otherwise, and there diligently to search for all Instruments of unlawful Gaming which may be therein, and to arrest, search, and bring before me, or some other of the Justices of our Lady the Queen assigned to keep the Peace within the County of _________________ as well the Keepers of the same as also the Persons there haunting, resorting, and playing, to be dealt with according to Law; and for so doing this shall be your Warrant.

J. P. (l.s.) Given under my Hand and Seal at _________________ in the County of _________________ this _________________ Day of _________________ in the _________________ Year of the Reign of _________________.

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