Section 7 Public Gambling Act, 1867


Section 7 Public Gambling Act, 1867: 

 Penalty on persons arrested for giving false names and addresses.—If any person found in any common gaming-house entered by any Magistrate or officer of police under the provisions of this Act, upon being arrested, by any such officer or upon being brought before any Magistrate, on being required by such officer or Magistrate to give his name and address, shall refuse or neglect to give the same, or shall give any false name and address, he may, upon conviction before the same or any other Magistrate, be adjudged to pay any penalty not exceeding five hundred rupees, together with such costs as to such Magistrate shall appear reasonable, and on the non-payment of such penalty and costs, or in the first instance, if to such Magistrate it shall seem fit, may be imprisoned for any period not exceeding one month. STATE AMENDMENTS

(Assam) —In section 7, for the words “five hunderd rupees” substitute the words “one thousand rupees”. [Assam Act 18 of 1970, sec. 5 (w.e.f. 19-12-1970)]. Madhya Pradesh.—In section 7, for the words “five hundred rupees”, the words “one thousand rupees” and for the words “one month”, the words “four months" shall be substituted.

[(M) P. Act 25 of 1950, sec. 6 (w.e.f. 3-11-1950)].

(Manipur) —Same as in Madhya Pradesh.

[(S) R.O. 168, dated 30th January, 1952, published in the Gazette of India, Pt. II, Sec. 3, p.149, dated 2nd February, 1952].

(Punjab) —In section 7, for the words “before the some or any other Magistrate”, substitute the words “before any Judicial Magistrate”. [Punjab Act 25 of 1964, sec. 2 and Sch., Pt. II (w.e.f. 2-10-1964)]. Uttar Pradesh.—In section 7, between the words “person found in” and the words “any common gaming house”, add the words and commas “or in the immediate vicinity of”.


Supreme Court of India Important Judgments And Leading Case Law Related to Section 7 Public Gambling Act, 1867:  

State Of Andhra Pradesh vs K. Satyanarayana & Ors on 22 November, 1967

Supreme Court of India Cites 9 - Cited by 34 - Full Document

Shyamlal Mohanlal vs State Of Gujarat on 14 December, 1964

Supreme Court of India Cites 56 - Cited by 34 - Full Document

Jagat Singh Kishor Singh Darbar vs The State Of Gujarat on 6 February, 1979

Supreme Court of India Cites 10 - Cited by 6 - Full Document

Janardan vs State Of Maharashtra on 4 April, 1978

Supreme Court of India Cites 13 - Cited by 1 - Full Document

Janardhan vs State Of Maharashtra on 4 April, 1978

Supreme Court of India Cites 12 - Cited by 6 - Full Document



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