Gaming and Lotteries Act 1956

Evidence of keeping place for unlawful gaming.


42.If a member of the Garda Síochána is obstructed or impeded in entering any place or premises or any part thereof in the exercise of his powers under this Act or if F48[any gaming instrument or gaming machine, being a gaming instrument or gaming machine] capable of being used for unlawful gaming, is found therein it shall be assumed until the contrary is proved that that place or premises was or were being kept for unlawful gaming.




Substituted (1.12.2020) by Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Act 2019 (44/2019), s. 17, S.I. No. 227 of 2020.

Editorial Notes:


Previous affecting provision: section amended (20.03.1979) by Gaming and Lotteries Act 1979 (6/1979), s. 1(b), commenced on enactment; substituted as per F-note above.