♣An Act to provide for the better control of certain places of public amusement.
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide better control of certain places of public amusement and for the prevention of gambling in such places.
[* * *] It is hereby enacted as follows:-
Short title, local extent and commencement
1. (1) This Act may be called the [* * *] Places of Public Amusement Act, 1933
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh [except a Metropolitan Area].
(3) This section, section 3 and section 12 shall come into force at once and the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, direct that the remaining provisions of the Act shall come into force in any area on such date as may be appointed in the notification.
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