2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30: Criminal Offenses
Article 19: Gambling, 30-19-1 through 30-19-15
Section 30-19-8: Gambling and gambling houses as public nuisance.
30-19-8. Gambling and gambling houses as public nuisance.
Except as otherwise permitted or excepted under this article [30-19-1 to 30-19-15 NMSA 1978], any gambling device or gambling place is a public nuisance per se.
The attorney general, any district attorney or any citizen of this state may institute an injunction proceeding to have such public nuisance abated. In the event such injunction is issued on behalf of any citizen of this state it shall not be necessary in such proceeding to show that he is personally injured by the act complained of.
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