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RACING AND BETTING ACT 1983 - SECT 135

Betting contracts

    (1)     All contracts or agreements, whether parol or in writing, in relation to unlawful betting are null and void, and no action shall be brought or maintained in a court for recovering money or a valuable thing alleged to be won on an unlawful bet or which has been deposited with a person to abide the event or contingency on which an unlawful bet has been made.

    (2)     This section does not apply to a subscription or contribution, or agreement to subscribe or contribute, for or toward a plate, prize or an amount of money to be awarded to the winner of a lawful sporting event.



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