Greyhound Industry Act 1958

Restriction on operating greyhound race track.


F21[21. (1) A person (other than the Board) shall not operate a greyhound race track except under a greyhound race track licence.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable

(a) on summary conviction to a class A fine, or

(b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding €250,000.]




Substituted (1.10.2020) by Greyhound Racing Act 2019 (15/2019), s. 19(1), 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:


Power pursuant to section exercised (1.02.1959) by Greyhound Race Track (Appointed Day) Order 1959 (S.I. No. 2 of 1959).


Previous affecting provision: subs. (2) substituted and subs. (2A) inserted (25.07.1999) by Horse and Greyhound Racing (Betting Charges and Levies) Act 1999 (24/1999), s. 12(1), S.I. No. 211 of 1999; section substituted as per F-note above.