Greyhound Industry Act 1958

Inspection of document in bookmakers' premises.


34. (1) An authorised officer of the Board may (subject to the production by him if so required of his appointment) at any time enter any premises of the holder of a course-betting permit in which the business of bookmaking is carried on and there search for, inspect and take copies of or extracts from any documents there found relating or believed by such authorised officer to relate to course bets entered into by the person engaged in the said business and may require any person found in such premises to produce all documents in such premises relating to such course bets.

(2) Every person who resists, obstructs or impedes an authorised officer of the Board in the exercise of any power conferred on him by this section or refuses without lawful or sufficient excuse to produce any document which he is required by an authorised officer of the Board under this section to produce shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a F38[class A fine].




Substituted (1.10.2020) by Greyhound Racing Act 2019 (15/2019), s. 55(h), S.I. No. 399 of 2020. A class A fine means a fine not exceeding €5,000 as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), ss. 3, 4(1), S.I. No. 662 of 2010.

Editorial Notes:


Previous affecting provision: maximum fine in subs. (2) increased (25.07.1999) by Horse and Greyhound Racing (Betting Charges and Levies) Act 1999 (24/1999), s. 12(2) and table ref. no. 7, S.I. No. 211 of 1999; superseded as per F-note above.