Section 14: Offences relating to unlicensed betting premises;
(1) Subject to this Act, a person who—
(a) being the owner or occupier or having the use temporarily or otherwise thereof, keeps or uses unlicensed betting premises; or
(b) permits premises of which he is the owner or occupier, or of which he has the use temporarily or otherwise, to be used as unlicensed betting premises; or
(c) has the care or management of, or in any manner assists or is engaged in the management of, premises kept or used as unlicensed betting premises; or
(d) announces or publishes or causes to be announced or published, either orally or by means of any print, writing, design, sign or otherwise, that premises are opened, kept or used as unlicensed betting premises, or in any manner invites or solicits any person to bet in unlicensed betting premises; or
(e) advances, furnishes or receives money for the purpose of establishing or conducting the business of unlicensed betting premises, shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding ten thousand
shillings or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both.
(2) A person who bets in unlicensed betting premises shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding five thousand shillings or to a term of imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or to both; and a person found in unlicensed betting premises or found escaping therefrom on the occasion of their being entered under this Act shall be presumed, until the contrary is proved, to be or to have been betting therein.
(3) A person who occupies or has the use temporarily of premises which are kept or used by another person as unlicensed betting premises shall be presumed, until the contrary is proved, to have permitted that place to be so kept or used. (4) In this section, “unlicensed betting premises” means betting premises in respect of which no licence is issued under this Part.
Read the entire Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act, Cap 131