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GAMING MACHINES ACT 2001 - SECT 133A
Technicians required to connect gaming machines to authorised CMS
(1) A technician who carries out any work on an approved gaming machine in a
hotel or on the premises of a club must ensure that the gaming machine is
connected to an authorised CMS before the gaming machine is operated for the
purposes of gambling.
: Maximum penalty--100 penalty units.
(2) A technician
does not commit an offence under subsection (1) if--
(a) it is not practicable
in the circumstances for the approved gaming machine to be connected to an
authorised CMS, and
(b) the technician records the following details in a
certificate (referred to as a
"CMS connectivity certificate" ) that is in the form approved by the
(i) the gaming machine concerned,
(ii) the reason why it cannot
be connected for the time being to an authorised CMS,
(iii) the person who
has the responsibility for ensuring its connection to an authorised CMS.
If any such details are recorded in a CMS connectivity certificate by a
technician in relation to an approved gaming machine in a hotel or on the
premises of a club, the hotelier or club must--
(a) keep a copy of the
certificate in the hotel or on the premises of the club, and
(b) if requested
to do so by an inspector, produce the copy for inspection by the inspector.
Maximum penalty--10 penalty units.
(4) A technician must not record any
details in a CMS connectivity certificate if the technician does so knowing
that those details are false or misleading.
: Maximum penalty--100 penalty
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