Section 8   [ View Judgements ]

Penalty for being found gaming in a common gaming house

Whoever is found gaming or present for the purpose of gaming in a common gaming house shall, on conviction [1] [be liable to imprisonment which may extend to one month or to fine which may extend to five hundred rupees or to both]; and any person found in any common gaming house during any gaming or playing therein shall be presumed, until the contrary be proved, to have been there for the purpose of gaming.


1. Substituted by Act 24 of 1973.

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