Gaming, Common Gaming House, Instrument of Gaming, Wagering, Betting

‘[TAMIL NADU] ACT No. I11 OF 1930’. I
(Received the assent of the Governor on the 23rd February 1930, and that of the Governor-General on the i
21st March 1930, the assent of the GovernorGeneral was first published in the Fort St. George *
Gazette of the 8th April 1930.)
An Act to provide for the punishment of
gaming and the keeping of common gaming- houses in the “State of Tamil Nadu].
WHEREA~ it is expedient to make provision for the PrermbJr.
punishment of gaT6ing and the keeping of common
gaming-houses in the ‘[State of Tamil Nadu] ; And
whereas the previous sanction of the Governor-Cieneral
has been obtained to the passing of this Act ; It is
hereby enacted as follows :-

  1. This Act may be called the ‘[Tamil Nadu] short title.
    Gaming Act, 1930.
  2. This Act extends to the whole of the 3CStstte of ExtentTamil Nadu] with the exception of the City of Madras
    ,[Tamil as defined in the Madras City Police Act, 1888.
    Nadu] — — – – —
    AC~ 111 1 Tl~ese words were substituted for the +ord ” Madras by the
    of 1888. Tamil Nadu Adaptatio~l of Laws Order, 1969, as amended by the
    Tamil Nadu Adaptation of Laws (Srcwd Amendment) Ordcr, 1969,
    which came into force on the 14th January 1969.
    1 For Statement of Objects and Reasons, cce Part 1V of the
    St. George Gazette, dated the 2lst January i930, page 186; for Report of Select Committee, set Proceedings of the Madras Legislati?&
    \ Council, Volume LI, pages 1002-1006; for ‘Proceedin@ in Council,
    set ibid, Volume LI, pages 496-497 and 952-957.
    This Act was extendea to the merged State of Pudukkottai by
    section 3 of, and the First Schedule to, the Tamil Nadu Mergcd States (Laws) Act, 1949Vamil Nadu Act XXXV of 1949).
    This Act was extended to the Kanyakumari district and the
    Shcottah taluk of the Tirunelveli district by section 3 of, and the
    Schedule to, the Tamil NaJu (Transferred Territo~y) Extension of
    Laws Act, 1957 @am1 Nadu Act XXII of 1957) repealing the . ~orraspon~d~ law in force in that territory.
    8 his expression was substituted for the expression “Presidency of Madms” by the Tamil Nadu Adaptation of Laws Order, 1970,
    which was deemed to have come mto force on the 14th January.

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