Updated: Friday December 20, 2013/AlJumaa Safar 17, 1435/Sukravara Agrahayana 29, 1935, at 08:13:00 PM
The Public Gambling (Repeal) Act, 1985
(Pb. Act II of 1985)
An Act to repeal the Public Gambling Act, 1867 (Act III of 1867)
Preamble.— Whereas it is expedient to repeal the Public Gambling Act 1867 (III of 1867);
It is hereby enacted as follows:---
1. Short title and commencement.— (1) This Act shall be called the Public Gambling (Repeal) Act 1985.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Repeal of Act III of 1867.— The Public Gambling Act, 1867 (III of 1867) is hereby repealed.
This Act was passed by the Punjab Assembly on 24th October 1985; assented to by the Governor of the Punjab on 7th November, 1985; and, was published in the Punjab Gazette (Extraordinary), dated 7th November, 1985, Pages 5228-A to 5228-B.