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Bombay Betting Tax Act, 1925 Complete Act

State : Maharashtra

Year : 1925

BOMBAY BETTING TAX ACT, 1925 BOMBAY BETTING TAX ACT, 1925 6 of 1925 26th November, 1925 An Act to impose a tax on [certain forms of] betting. WHEREAS it is necessary to make an addition to the public revenue of the Bombay Presidency and for that purpose to impose a tax on [certain forms of] betting:- AND WHEREAS the previous sanction of the Governor General required by section 80A of the Government of India Act has been obtained for the passing of this Act: It is hereby enacted as follows: SECTION 01: SHORT TITLE This Act may be called the Bombay3* * Betting Tax Act, 1925. SECTION 02: EXTENT It extends to the whole of the [State of Maharashtra].] SECTION 03: OPERATION (1) It shall come in to operation* * * in the first instance in :- (a) the City of Bombay, and (b) the..... List Judgments citing this section

Bombay Betting Tax Act, 1925, (Maharashtra) Section 4

Title : Definitions

State : Maharashtra

Year : 1925

In this Act unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context-- 1[(1)" backer" includes any person who bets at a totalisator or with a licensed bookmaker 2[on a horse-race 3[or dog race] held on a race-course, being a race-course which is situated in this State or outside it;] (iii)" bet" includes" wager " and " betting " includes " wagering "; (iii)" prescribed "means prescribed by rules under this Act; (iv)" licensee " means a person to whom a licence has been granted for horse-racing on a race-course under section 4 of the Bombay Race-courses Licensing Act, 1912(Bom. III of 1912). 4[(v) " licensed bookmaker " means any person who carries on the business or vocation of or acts as a bookmaker or turf commission agent under a licence or permit issued by a licensee to..... View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Bombay Betting Tax Act, 1925, (Maharashtra) Section 5

Title : Tax on Totalisator and Payment Thereof

State : Maharashtra

Year : 1925

There shall be charged, levied and paid to the 1[Government of Maharashtra] out of all monies paid into any totalisator by way of stakes or bets a tax on backers hereinafter referred to as the totalisator tax such as rate not exceeding 2[25 per cent.] of every sum so paid as the 3[4[State] Government] may from time to time notify5 in this behalf; and such portion of the monies so paid into a totalisator as is equal to the amount of the totalisator tax at the rate notified as aforesaid by the 3[4[State] Government] in this behalf shall be deemed to have been paid by the backer on account of the totalisator tax and shall be received by the licensees on behalf of the 1[Government of Maharashtra]. ____________________ 1 These words were substituted for the words " Government of Bombay "..... View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Bombay Betting Tax Act, 1925, (Maharashtra) Section 8

Title : Betting Tax

State : Maharashtra

Year : 1925

1[(1) There shall 2* * * * * * * be charged, levied and paid to the 3[Government of Maharashtra] out of all monies paid or agreed to be paid to a licensed bookmaker by a backer in respect of a bet made in an enclosure set apart by the licensees in accordance with the provisions of the Bombay Race-courses Licensing Act, 1912(Bom. III of 1912), 4[or as the case may be the Maharashtra Dog Race-courses Licensing Act, 1976(Mah. XXX-III of 1976)] on any race, 5[held on a race-course, being a race-course which is situated in this State or outside it] a tax, hereinafter referred to as the betting tax, at such rate not exceeding 6[25 per cent] of all such monies as the 7[8[State] Government] may notify in this behalf. (2) The betting tax shall be collected and paid to Government in such manner..... View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Bombay Betting Tax Act, 1925, (Maharashtra) Preamble 1

Title : the Bombay Betting Tax Act, 1925

State : Maharashtra

Year : 1925

The Bombay Betting Tax Act, 1925* [Act No. 6 of 1925]1 [26th November 1925] Amendment by Bom. 4 of 1931. 2 of 1932, read with Bom. 23 of 1948, section 14. Adapted and modified by the Adaptation of Indian Laws Order in Council. Amended by Bom. 11 of 1943. Adapted and modified by the Bombay Adaptation of Laws (State and Concurrent Subjects) Order, 1956. Amendment by Bom. 48 of 1958. Adapted and modified by the Maharashtra Adaptation of Laws (State and Concurrent Subjects) Order, 1960. Amended by Bom. 12 of 1965. " " " 30 of 1965. 44 of 1974. (24-10-1974) " " "33 of 1976. (1-11-1976) " " " 8 of 1983 (3-12-1982) PREAMBLE An Act to impose a tax on 2[ certain forms of] betting. WHEREAS it is necessary to make an addition to the public revenue of the Bombay..... View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Bombay Betting Tax Act, 1925, (Maharashtra) Section 2

Title : Extent

State : Maharashtra

Year : 1925

1[It extends to the whole of the 2[State of Maharashtra].] __________________ 1 This section was substituted for the original by Bom. 48 of 1958, s. 4(a). 2 These words were substituted for the words" State of Bombay" by the Maharashtra Adaptation of Laws (State and concurrent Subjects) Order, 1960. View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Bombay Betting Tax Act, 1925, (Maharashtra) Section 3

Title : Operation

State : Maharashtra

Year : 1925

(1) It shall come into operation 1* * * in the first instance in- (a) the City of Bombay, and (b) the Cantonment of Poona. (2) The 2[3[State] Government) may, by notification in the 4[Official Gazette], direct that this Act or any portion thereof shall come into operation in any other area in the 5[State of Maharashtra] on such date as may be specified in such notification : 6[Provided that on the commencement of the Bombay Race-courses Licensing and the Bombay Betting Tax Acts (Extension and Amendment) Act, 1958(Bom. XLVIII of 1958), it shall come into force in those areas in which the Hyderabad Horse Racing and Betting Tax Regulation, 1358F(Hyd. Reg. 1358 F), was in force immediately before such commencement]. ___________________ 1 The words" on the first day of December..... View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Bombay Betting Tax Act, 1925, (Maharashtra) Section 1

Title : Short Title

State : Maharashtra

Year : 1925

This Act may be called the Bombay 1* * Betting Tax Act, 1925. _____________ 1 The word " Totalisator " was deleted, ibid., s. 3. View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Bombay Betting Tax Act, 1925, (Maharashtra) Section 6

Title : Totalisator Tax to Be Paid to Government

State : Maharashtra

Year : 1925

The licensees shall forward at the time and in the manner and to the office prescribed in this behalf a return stating the total amount of the monies paid into the totalisator at any meeting 1[in respect of a horse-race 2[for any dog-race] held on a race-course being a racecourse which is situated in this State or outside it] and shall whenever required make over to the prescribed officer the amount of the tax collected at each meeting. __________________ 1 This portion was deemed always to have been inserted with effect from 1st May 1973 by Man. 44 of 1974, s. 4. 2 These words were inserted by Mah. 33 of 1976, s. II, Sch. View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Bombay Betting Tax Act, 1925, (Maharashtra) Section 7

Title : Inspection of Totalisator Accounts

State : Maharashtra

Year : 1925

Every person having the custody or control of totalisator accounts shall, when required in writing by an officer empowered in this behalf by the 1[2[State] Government], permit such officer or an officer authorised in writing by him in this behalf to inspect and to take copies of them. _________________ 1 The words " Provincial Government" were substituted for the words " Governor in Council" by the Adaptation of Indian Laws Order in Council. 2 This word was substituted for the word " Provincial" by the Adaptation of Laws Order, 1950. View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section


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