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1 THE PUBLIC GAMBLING ACT, 1867

(ACT NO. II OF 1867).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 10th April, 1867  
  
     2 An Act to provide for the punishment of public gambling and the keeping of common gaming-houses in Bangladesh.
 
Preamble
    WHEREAS it is expedient to make provisions for the punishment of public gambling and the keeping of common gaming-houses in Bangladesh; It is enacted follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title and extent
1A. Definitions
2. Power to extend Act
3. Penalty for owning or keeping, or having charge of common gaming-house
4. Penalty for being found in common gaming-house
5. Power to enter and authorize police to enter and search
6. Finding cards, etc., in suspected houses to be evidence that they are common gaming-houses
7. Penalty for giving false name or address
8. Destruction of instruments of gaming
9. Proof of playing for stakes unnecessary
10. [Repealed]
11. Gaming and setting birds and animals to fight in public streets
11A. Exemption of games of mere skill
12. Offences by whom triable
13. Penalty for subsequent offence
14. [Omitted]
15. Application of definition of "offence" in Penal Code
16. [Omitted]
17. [Repealed]
 
 

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