Northern Territory Consolidated Acts

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Power to exclude or remove persons from licensed premises

    (1)     A sports bookmaker shall exclude or remove from his licensed premises a person:

        (a)     who he believes, on reasonable grounds, to be intoxicated or under the influence of a drug; or

        (b)     who is violent, disorderly, quarrelsome or, in the opinion of the bookmaker, incapable of controlling his behaviour.

    (2)     A person referred to in subsection (1) who, on being requested by the sports bookmaker, an employee of the sports bookmaker, a betting inspector or a member of the Police Force to leave licensed premises, fails immediately to leave those premises is guilty of an offence.

Maximum penalty:     17 penalty units.

    (3)     A member of the Police Force shall, at the request of a sports bookmaker, an employee of the sports bookmaker or a betting inspector, remove or assist to remove from licensed premises a person who has been requested in accordance with subsection (2) to leave the licensed premises, and may use such force as is reasonably necessary for that purpose.

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