Jamaica Racing Commission
THE JAMAICA RACING COMMISSION ACT (ACT 3 OF 1972 AMENDED BY ACT 4 OF 1979)
The Jamaica Racing Commission was established under the Jamaica Racing Commission Act, 1972:
To regulate and control horseracing and the operation of racecourses in the island;
To grant such licences and permits as may be required by virtue of the provisions of the Act;
To recommend to the Minister the method of utilizing sums, under the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Act, for assistance to the breeders of horses and horse racing generally;
To introduce and implement or assist in or undertake the implementation of any scheme for the development of the horse racing industry.