Thatscricket - News - ~~No move to bring ~~fixing~~ under IPC~~

Published: Thursday, March 29, 2001, 22:30 [IST]
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New Delhi: There is no proposal with the government to declare match-fixing a criminal offence under the ambit of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday.However, the applicability of existing laws, such as Gambling Act, to match-fixing is being examined, Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports P Radhakrishnan said in a written reply.The Sports Authority of India generated revenue to the tune of Rs 12.63 crore from sports/non sports events, rentals and from Pay and Play Schemes during last fiscal up to 2001. Figures for 1998-99 was Rs 15.29 crore and for 1999-2000 Rs 19.35 crore, he said. UNI

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