Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010

F184[Managers and beneficial owners of private members clubs to hold certificates of fitness

109A

109A. (1) An individual who

(a) effectively directs a private members club at which gambling activities are carried on, or

(b) is a beneficial owner of a private members club at which gambling activities are carried on,

shall hold a certificate of fitness and probity (referred to in this section and sections 109B, 109C, 109D and 109E as a certificate of fitness) granted by a Superintendent of the Garda Síochána or, as the case may be, by the Minister.

(2) An individual who fails to comply with subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable

(a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding 5,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months, or both, or

(b) on conviction on indictment to a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years, or both.

(3) Where on the date that is 6 months from the coming into force of this section an individual has applied for a certificate of fitness, this section shall not apply to that individual until such time as the application, and any appeal in relation to the application, has been finally determined.]

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F184

Inserted (26.11.2018) by Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2018 (26/2018), s. 35, S.I. No. 486 of 2018.