What Stops The Canadian Racing.: Order in Council Prohibits Betting on Canadian Race Courses After August 1., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-22


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WHAT STOPS THE CANADIAN RACING. Order :n Coum il Prohibits Bettinr; on Canadian Race Courses After August 1. The text of the Order in Council put ting a stop to Canadian racing August 1. is here published. Strictly speaking, it only prohibits betting on rating after that date, but that is tantamount to a prohibition of the sport as well. Apparently, see northern neighbors will have n ore racing unti! pence arrives. That will cense sometime, but it may not lie for several years beuce. PnesBny a smashing rictory for the Allies might result in a modification of present restrictions. Tlie or i. r reads as follows; PRIVY COUNCIL CANADA. AT THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE AT OTTAWA the 7th day of June, 1917. PRESENT HIS EXCELLENCY THE G0VFRN0R GENERAL IN COUNCIL: WHBBEA8 ii is deemed advisable, in view of the conditions created by the preueat war and the desirability of encouraging in every way possible thrift am! economy among the people of Canada and of taking stena to prevent as far as possible ex travagaut and nnneceasary expenditures, that the exception in favor of horse racing in section two hundred ..rid thirtj five of the Criminal Code respecting betting, p.... I seBIng and book Bulking should be rescinded during the rsnUanann of the present war and immediately thereafter: .M WMKKIAS il has ben made to appear by very strong rceresentntions that this opinion i -hand iu by a great body of the population of Can ola; now THEREFORE Mis Excellency the Governor Benerul by ami with the advice of the Kings Privy Council for Canada and under and by virtue of the provisions of The War Ifeasarea Act. Mil I. is pleased ■ i mak • the following regulation and the same is hereby made ami enacted, accordingly: 1. Subsection two of atctiua two hundnd and thirty five of the Criminal Code, chapter one hun dred and forty sjx af the Revised Statute* of Canada. IMC, and enacted by chapter nineteen of the Statutes of 1912. is amended by striking out all the words after trie words •business of betting" in Mie eighth line thereof. 2. This regulation abuH come into lares on the first day of August nineteen hundred and aevea - ■■• I and the amendment ben by made continue in force only during Cm- present war u Bnrone, and for si months after the conrlnslon of the said war. Signed RODOLPHE BOCDRBAC, lerk of die Privy Council.

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