Restrictions on the unauthorized sale of tickets
(1)No person shall sell, or offer or exhibit or have in his possession for sale, or solicit the purchase of, any ticket or voucher authorizing or purporting to authorize admission to any place of public entertainment licensed under this Ordinance or any place with respect to which duty on payments for admission is payable under the Entertainments Tax Ordinance*—
(a)in any public thoroughfare, or in the entrance hall of, or approaches to, any such place as aforesaid, except at a box-office, booth, turnstile or counter appointed by the proprietor or manager of such place or by the organizer of the entertainment, exhibition, performance, amusement, game or sport held therein; or (Amended L.N. 65 of 1986)
(b)at a price exceeding the amount fixed by such proprietor, manager or organizer to be charged therefor, inclusive of the duty, if any, payable.
(2)Any person who contravenes the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine of $2,000. (Amended 22 of 1950 Schedule)