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Gaming Act 1845

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IXIndemnity of Witnesses.

And for the more effectual- Prosecution of the Keepers of common Gaming Houses, be it enacted, That every Person who shall have been concerned in any unlawful Gaming, and who shall be examined as a Witness by or before any Police Magistrate or Justice of the Peace, or on the Trial of any Indictment or Information against the Owner or Keeper or other Person having the Care or Management of any common Gaming House, touching such unlawful Gaming, and who upon such Examination shall make true and faithful Discovery to the best of his or her Knowledge of all things as to which he or she shall be so examined, arid shall thereupon receive from the Magistrate or Justice of the Peace or Judge of the Court by or before whom he or she shall be so examined a Certificate in Writing to that Effect, shall be freed from all Criminal Prosecutions, and from all Forfeitures, Punishments, and Disabilities, to which he or she may have become liable for any thing done before that Time in respect of such unlawful Gaming.

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