REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3063
AN ACT AUTHORIZING LICENSED RACE-TRACKS AND RACING CLUBS AND THEIR AUTHORIZED AGENTS TO OFFER, TAKE OR ARRANGE BETS OUTSIDE THE PLACE, ENCLOSURE OR TRACK WHERE THE RACES ARE HELD, PROVIDED SUCH BETS ARE OFFERED, TAKEN OR ARRANGED ONLY IN RIZAL PROVINCE AND IN CHARTERED CITIES, AND PROVIDING PROPER PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS TWO AND SEVEN OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED NINE HUNDRED FIFTY-FOUR.
Section 1. Sec. two of Republic Act Numbered Nine hundred fifty-four is amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 2. No person shall offer, take or arrange bets on any horse race, or maintain or use a totalizator or other device, method or system to bet or gamble on any horse race outside the place, enclosure, or track where the race is held. This prohibition shall not apply to a race-track or racing club duly licensed by the Games and Amusements Board to conduct horse races nor to the duly authorized agents of such race-track or racing club, which race-track or racing club and its duly authorized agents are hereby authorized on the days when races are being held in its premises to offer, take or arrange bets outside the place, enclosure or track where the races are held, provided such bets are offered, taken or arranged only in Rizal Province and in chartered cities. The sale of such tickets shall be made only from offices or booths and shall be recorded in the race-track before the start of the races."
Sec. 2. Sec. seven of the same Act is amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 7. Any violation of this Act shall be punished by a fine of not less than one thousand pesos not more than two thousand pesos or by imprisonment for not less than one month or more than six months, or both, in the discretion of the court. If the offender is a partnership, corporation or association, the criminal liability shall devolve upon its president, director, or any other official responsible for the violation.chanrobles virtualaw library
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 17, 1961