A public place of amusement

“Public place of amusement” is defined in Section 3(g) of the Police Act, which is to the following effect:

“public place of amusement” means every place or house or tent or enclosure or booth or any other building whether permanent or temporary where singing, music, dancing or any diversion or game and any thing giving amusement or the means of carrying on the same is provided and to which the public are admitted either on payment of money or with the intention that money may be collected from them on admission and shall include the race course, circus, theatre, music and dancing hall, billiard room, gymnasium or any other place allotted for such purpose”.

“Public place of entertainment” is also defined in Section 3 (h) of the Police Act, which reads;

“Public place of entertainment” means any enclosed or open place to which the public have access and where any kind of articles of food and drink are supplied for consumption by any person or for the profit of any person owing or having any interest in or managing such place and shall include a refreshment room, tea house, liquor house, boarding house, lodging house, hotel, tavern, sendhi, wine, ganja, toddy, bhung, or opium shops”.