CHAPTER 166 - BETTING CONTROL ACT: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Betting Control Regulations

BETTING CONTROL REGULATIONS

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Form of application

   4.   Time for submission of application

   5.   Further particulars

   6.   Advertisement of application

   7.   Objections

   8.   Applicant to be informed of objection

   9.   Notice of meeting of Board

   10.   Objectors may be present or represented at the hearing

   11.   Power to take evidence on oath

   12.   Chairman to preside

   13.   Meetings to be held in public or in private

   14.   Procedure

   15.   Renewal of a License

   16.   Procedure on renewal or variation of a License

   17.   Form of License

   18.   Application to Inspector General of Police

   19.   False statement

      SCHEDULE

[Regulations by the Minister]

Act 13 of 1994,

GN 20 of 1958,

GN 497 of 1964,

SI 149 of 1989,

SI 105 of 1974.

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Betting Control Regulations.

2.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

“License” means a License issued to a bookmaker under the Act.

3.   Form of application

Every application for a License shall be submitted to the Board in duplicate in Form 1 set out in the Schedule.

4.   Time for submission of application

Every such application shall be submitted to the Board at least forty days before the date upon which it is desired to commence a bookmaking business.

5.   Further particulars

On receipt of any such application, the Board shall satisfy itself that the particulars required are set out with sufficient clarity and may return the application for amplification or amendment.

6.   Advertisement of application

On receipt of any such application, the Board shall forthwith, at the expense of the applicant, advertise the same in the Gazette and one local newspaper.

7.   Objections

Any person who wishes to object to the issue of a License shall make such objections in writing to reach the Board within twenty-one days of the publication of the advertisement in accordance with regulation 6 and shall set out the grounds therefor.

8.   Applicant to be informed of objection

On receipt of any objection made in accordance with regulation 7, the Board shall forthwith send a copy of such objection to the applicant.

9.   Notice of meeting of Board

At least ten days before considering any application for a License, the Board shall give notice of the meeting of the Board at which any such application is to be considered, in such manner as it deems fit.

10.   Objectors may be present or represented at the hearing

At any meeting at which an application is to be considered, the applicant and any person objecting in accordance with these Regulations may appear either personally or by counsel at the hearing and lead evidence in support of his application or objection, as the case may be.

11.   Power to take evidence on oath

At any meeting at which an application is to be considered, the Board shall have power to take evidence on oath and the chairman is hereby authorised to administer oaths for the purpose of this regulation.

12.   Chairman to preside

The chairman shall preside at all meetings at which he is present. In the absence of the chairman, the members shall elect one of their number to preside.

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