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58 Pa. Code § 163.56. Requirements.

§ 163.56. Requirements.

 If the Commission finds that the experience, character and general fitness of the applicant are such that the participation of the person in thoroughbred horse race meets will be consistent with the public interest and with the best interests of racing generally in conformity with the purpose of the act, the Commission may grant a license. The Commission may refuse to issue a license under this section, if it finds the applicant:

   (1)  Has been convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude.

   (2)  Has engaged in bookmaking or another form of illegal gambling.

   (3)  Has been found guilty of fraud or misrepresentation in connection with racing or breeding.

   (4)  Has been found guilty of a violation or attempt to violate a law, rule or regulation of racing in a jurisdiction, for which suspension from racing might be imposed in the jurisdiction.

   (5)  Has violated rules, regulations or order of the Commission.

   (6)  Is not financially responsible.


   The provisions of this §  163.56 amended July 14, 1972, effective July 15, 1972, 2 Pa.B. 1341.

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  163.51 (relating to persons required to be licensed); 58 Pa. Code §  163.251 (relating to general provisions); and 58 Pa. Code §  171.41 (relating to facility requirements).

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