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GAMBLING REGULATION ACT 2003


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   1.1.    Purpose, objectives and outline  
   1.2.    Commencement  
   1.3.    Definitions  
   1.3AA.  Meaning of gambling  
   1.3A.   What is intoxication?  
   1.3B.   Meaning of electronic monitoring system  
   1.4.    Who is an associate?  
   1.5.    Money invested  
   1.6.    Act binds the Crown  

   PART 1--INTRODUCTION

   2.1.1.  Purposes  
   2.1.2.  Definitions  

   PART 2--GAMBLING

   2.2.1.  Prohibition against unauthorised gambling  
   2.2.2.  Recovery of money lost in unauthorised gambling  
   2.2.3.  Authorisation for games at amusement centres, fetes, carnivals etc.  
   2.2.4.  Authorisation for two-up on ANZAC Day  
   2.2.5.  Authorisation for betting games on approved foot or bicycle races  
   2.2.6.  Approved Calcutta Sweepstakes permitted  
   2.2.7.  Suspension or revocation of approval to conduct Calcutta Sweepstakes  
   2.2.8.  Prohibition against advertising unauthorised gambling  

   PART 4--GAMING OR WAGERING AGREEMENTS

   2.4.1.  Unauthorised gaming or wagering contracts are void  

   PART 5--PLACES PROVIDED FOR UNAUTHORISED GAMBLING

   2.5.20. Prohibition against providing place for unauthorised gambling  
   2.5.21. Warrant to enter place provided for unauthorised gambling and search and seize on premises  
   2.5.22. Offence to obstruct the entry of authorised police officers  
   2.5.23. Obstructing entry to be evidence of place being provided for unauthorised gambling  
   2.5.25. Power of owner to evict occupier of place provided for unauthorised gambling  
   2.5.26. Cancellation of notice to quit  
   2.5.27. Declaration of place provided for unauthorised gambling  
   2.5.28. Application for rescission by owner etc.  
   2.5.29. Application for rescission by police  
   2.5.30. Notice in the Government Gazette  
   2.5.31. Other notices of declaration  
   2.5.32. Persons found etc. in declared place  
   2.5.33. Convicted persons found in declared place  
   2.5.35. Liability of owner  
   2.5.36. Liability of occupier  
   2.5.37. Additional penalty for continuing offences  
   2.5.38. Entry by police  
   2.5.40. Procedure where place is entered under a warrant etc.  
   2.5.41. Persons required to be examined as witnesses making a full discovery to receive a certificate  
   2.5.42. Indemnity of witnesses  
   2.5.43. Persons found in place provided for unauthorised gambling  

   PART 5A--BANNING IRRESPONSIBLE GAMBLING PRODUCTS AND PRACTICES

   2.5A.1. Definitions  
   2.5A.2. Minister may make interim ban order  
   2.5A.3. Duration of interim ban order  
   2.5A.4. Minister to direct Commission to investigate  
   2.5A.5. Investigation by Commission  
   2.5A.6. Notice of investigation  
   2.5A.7. Submissions  
   2.5A.8. Report on investigation  
   2.5A.9. Fixed term ban order  
   2.5A.10.Duration of fixed term ban order  
   2.5A.11.Revocation of fixed term ban order  
   2.5A.12.Disallowance of fixed term ban order  
   2.5A.13.Offence to breach ban order  
   2.5A.14.No compensation  

   PART 6--GENERAL

   2.6.3.  Money stolen and paid away in bets is recoverable  
   2.6.5.  Evidence as to offences  
   2.6.7.  Vicarious liability  
   2.6.9.  Entry of police to public places  

   PART 1--INTRODUCTION

   3.1.1.  Purpose  
   3.1.2.  Definitions  
   3.1.3.  Machines may be declared to be gaming machines  
   3.1.4.  Conduct of gaming and playing gaming machines  
   3.1.4A. Conduct of monitoring  
   3.1.5.  Application of Chapter to casino operator  
   3.1.6.  Application of Chapter to tabaret premises  
   3.1.6A. Application of Chapter to tabaret premises  
   3.1.6B. Minister may nominate person to enter into entitlement-related agreement  

   PART 2--GENERAL AUTHORISATION FOR GAMING ON GAMING MACHINES

   3.2.1.  Gaming in approved venue declared lawful  
   3.2.2.  Possession of gaming equipment or monitoring equipment may be authorised  
   3.2.3.  Ministerial directions as to requirements for gaming machines  
   3.2.4.  Regions for gaming machines  
   3.2.5.  No compensation payable  

   PART 2A--OWNERSHIP AND RELATED PERSON RESTRICTIONS

   3.2A.1. Definitions  
   3.2A.2. Restrictions for venue operators and related persons  
   3.2A.3. Monitoring restrictions for persons listed on the Roll and related persons  
   3.2A.4. Other restrictions for persons listed on the Roll and related persons  
   3.2A.5. Restrictions for the monitoring licensee and related persons  
   3.2A.6. Restrictions for a casino operator  
   3.2A.7. Prohibited interests in gaming machine entitlements  
   3.2A.7A.Minister may declare day for increase of limit on club gaming machine entitlements  

   PART 3--APPROVAL OF PREMISES FOR GAMING

   3.3.1.  Outline of Part  
   3.3.2.  Which premises may be approved as suitable for gaming?  
   3.3.3.  Which premises may be approved for 24 hour gaming?  
   3.3.4.  Application for approval of premises  
   3.3.5.  Proposed application must be given to relevant responsible authority before application is made  
   3.3.5AA.Commission to notify relevant responsible authority of receipt of application  
   3.3.5AB.Amendment of application for premises approval  
   3.3.5A. No change permitted to number of gaming machines sought in application after certain period  
   3.3.5B. Relevant responsible authority must notify Commission of intention to make submission  
   3.3.6.  Responsible authority may make submission  
   3.3.7.  Matters to be considered in determining applications  
   3.3.8.  Determination of application  
   3.3.9.  Conditions of approval  
   3.3.10. Duration of approval  
   3.3.11. Variation of approval  
   3.3.12. Revocation of approval  
   3.3.13. Automatic revocation or suspension of approval  
   3.3.14. Tribunal review of approval  
   3.3.15. Surrender of approval  
   3.3.15A.One venue operator for an approved venue  
   3.3.16. Modification of gaming machine areas  
   3.3.17. Appeal  

   PART 4--LICENSING OF OPERATORS AND MONITORS AND LISTING OF MANUFACTURERS, SUPPLIERS AND TESTERS

   3.4.1.  Authority conferred by venue operator's licence  
   3.4.1A. Venue operator's licence is not a gaming operator's licence or gaming licence  
   3.4.1B. Venue operator must comply with standards and operational requirements  
   3.4.2.  Authority conferred by gaming operator's licence  
   3.4.3.  Application of Part—gaming operator's licences  
   3.4.4.  Authority conferred by monitoring licence  
   3.4.4A. Monitoring licence is not a gaming operator's licence or gaming licence  
   3.4.4B. Monitoring licensee must comply with standards and operational requirements  
   3.4.5.  Authority conferred by listing on the Roll  
   3.4.6.  Offence to breach licence conditions  
   3.4.7.  Offence to breach condition of listing on Roll  
   3.4.8.  Application for venue operator's licence  
   3.4.9.  Gaming operator may be granted a hotel venue operator's licence  
   3.4.10. Objections  
   3.4.11. Matters to be considered in determining applications  
   3.4.12. Determination of applications and duration of licence  
   3.4.12A.Self-exclusion program is a condition of licence  
   3.4.12B.Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct is a condition of licence  
   3.4.12C.Amendment of self-exclusion program or Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct  
   3.4.13. Register of venue operators and approved venues  
   3.4.13A.Venue operator to give Commission certain information about where gaming will be conducted under gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4.14. Nominee of licensee  
   3.4.15. Venue operator's licence is non-transferable  
   3.4.16. Renewal of venue operator's licence  
   3.4.17. Amendment of conditions  
   3.4.18. Proposal of amendment by venue operator  
   3.4.18A.Commission to notify municipal council of receipt of proposal  
   3.4.18B.Amendment of proposal to increase number of gaming machines permitted in an approved venue  
   3.4.18C.Municipal council must notify Commission of intention to make submission  
   3.4.19. Submissions on proposed amendments  
   3.4.20. Consideration and making of amendment  
   3.4.21. Tribunal review of amendment increasing number of gaming machines  
   3.4.22. Removal of approved venue if liquor licence is cancelled etc.  
   3.4.23. Notification of certain changes  
   3.4.24. Endorsement of licence and Register  
   3.4.25. Disciplinary action against venue operator  
   3.4.26. Letter of censure  
   3.4.27. Suspension of venue operator's licence pending criminal proceedings  
   3.4.27A.No authority to conduct gaming if venue operator's licence suspended or cancelled  
   3.4.28. Provisional venue operator's licence  
   3.4.28AA.Application of Division  
   3.4.28A.Definitions  
   3.4.28AB.Meaning of prohibited venue agreement  
   3.4.28B.Commission may declare certain agreements to be reviewable venue agreements  
   3.4.28C.Entering into prohibited venue agreement prohibited  
   3.4.28D.Prohibited venue agreements are void  
   3.4.28E.Commission may issue written notice directing venue operators to give it copies of reviewable venue agreements  
   3.4.28F.No compensation payable  
   3.4.29. Gaming operator's licence  
   3.4.30. Premium payment  
   3.4.31. Matters to be considered in determining grant of licence  
   3.4.31A.Pre-commitment mechanisms required for prescribed gaming machines—1 December 2010 to 30 November 2015  
   3.4.32. Duration of licence  
   3.4.33. Entitlement of former licensee on grant of new licence  
   3.4.34. Amendment of conditions  
   3.4.35. Gaming operator's licence is non-transferable  
   3.4.36. Disciplinary action  
   3.4.37. Cancellation of gaming operator's licence  
   3.4.37K.Definitions  
   3.4.37L.Restrictions on directors of licensee or operator  
   3.4.37M.Licensee and others not to be associated with certain activities  
   3.4.37N.Change in situation of licensee or operator  
   3.4.38. Definitions  
   3.4.39. One licence  
   3.4.40. Minister may invite applications  
   3.4.41. Secretary may report on suitability of persons Minister is considering to invite to apply for licence  
   3.4.41A.Consent required for reports and investigations  
   3.4.42. Application for monitoring licence  
   3.4.43. Report to Minister by Secretary on applications  
   3.4.44. Determination of applications  
   3.4.45. Prohibition on improper interference  
   3.4.45A.Prohibition on lobbying in relation to grant of application  
   3.4.46. Issue of licence  
   3.4.46A.Monitoring licence not personal property  
   3.4.47. Licence conditions  
   3.4.48. Minister may refuse to issue monitoring licence if related agreements not entered into  
   3.4.48A.Related agreements with monitoring licensee  
   3.4.48B.No compensation payable because of a direction to enter into related agreements  
   3.4.48C.Limitation of monitoring licensee's civil liability  
   3.4.48D.Related agreements may provide for damages determined by the Minister  
   3.4.48E.Minister may determine certain damages that must be included in related agreements  
   3.4.49. Responsible gambling directions  
   3.4.49A.Monitoring licensee must establish and maintain approved linked jackpot trust accounts  
   3.4.49B.Operation of multiple venue linked jackpot arrangements without approved linked jackpot trust account prohibited  
   3.4.49C.Payments out of approved linked jackpot trust accounts  
   3.4.50. Duration of licence  
   3.4.51. Extension of licence  
   3.4.52. Licence may authorise preparatory action  
   3.4.53. Publication and tabling  
   3.4.54. Engaging contractors and appointing agents to assist with monitoring  
   3.4.55. Transfer only under this Division  
   3.4.56. Application to transfer licence  
   3.4.57. Transfer of monitoring licence  
   3.4.58. Report to Minister by Commission  
   3.4.59. Related agreements  
   3.4.59A.Publication and tabling  
   3.4.59B.Request by licensee for amendment of licence  
   3.4.59C.Amendment of licence  
   3.4.59CA.Prohibition on lobbying for amendment of licence  
   3.4.59D.Grounds for disciplinary action  
   3.4.59E.Commission may take or recommend disciplinary action  
   3.4.59F.Minister may take disciplinary action  
   3.4.59G.Suspension of licence  
   3.4.59GA.Disciplinary and other action against monitoring licensee—preparatory action  
   3.4.59H.Effect of licence suspension  
   3.4.59I.Temporary monitoring licence  
   3.4.59J.Report to Minister by Commission for a temporary monitoring licence  
   3.4.59JA.Report to Minister by Commission for a temporary monitoring licence issued for 90 days  
   3.4.59K.Arrangements with former licensee  
   3.4.59L.Further provisions for temporary licence  
   3.4.59LA.Related agreements with temporary licensee  
   3.4.59LB.No compensation payable because of a direction to enter into related agreements  
   3.4.59LC.Limitation of temporary licensee's civil liability  
   3.4.59LD.Related agreements may provide for damages determined by the Minister  
   3.4.59LE.Minister may determine certain damages that must be included in related agreements  
   3.4.59LF.Appointment of a monitoring services provider if monitoring licence not granted  
   3.4.59LG.Appointment of a monitoring services provider after monitoring licence suspended or cancelled  
   3.4.59M.Secretary may require further information  
   3.4.59N.Updating information provided to Secretary  
   3.4.59O.Updating information provided to Minister regarding licence application  
   3.4.59P.Updating licence transfer application  
   3.4.59Q.No compensation payable for certain acts and omissions  
   3.4.59R.Competition and Consumer Act and Competition Code  
   3.4.60. The Roll  
   3.4.61. Application to be listed on Roll  
   3.4.62. Objections  
   3.4.63. Determination of applications  
   3.4.64. Imposition and amendment of conditions  
   3.4.65. Disciplinary action  
   3.4.66. Letter of censure  
   3.4.67. Voluntary removal from Roll  
   3.4.68. Payments etc. to venue operator unlawful  
   3.4.68A.Publication of standard price lists  

   PART 4A--GAMING MACHINE ENTITLEMENTS

   3.4A.1. Requirement to hold gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.2. Authority conferred by gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.3. Gaming machine entitlement allocation and transfer rules  
   3.4A.4. Directions to the Commission in relation to allocation and transfers of gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.4A.Minister may determine standard entitlement-related conditions  
   3.4A.4B.Minister may determine standard monitoring-related conditions  
   3.4A.4C.Publication and effect of standard conditions  
   3.4A.4D.No compensation for determination of standard conditions  
   3.4A.5. Minister may create and allocate gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.5AA.Proportions of gaming machine entitlements for venues of different types  
   3.4A.5A.Review of regional and municipal limits for gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.5B.Gaming machine entitlement not personal property  
   3.4A.6. Minister may refuse to allocate gaming machine entitlement if entitlement-related agreements not entered into  
   3.4A.6A.Directions in relation to entitlement-related agreements  
   3.4A.6B.No compensation payable because of direction to enter entitlement-related agreements under section 3.4A.6A  
   3.4A.7. Duration of gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.8. Gaming machine entitlements to be noted on Register  
   3.4A.9. Gaming machine entitlements may authorise preparatory action  
   3.4A.10.States rights in relation to allocated gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.11.No entitlement to or legitimate expectation of approval of venue  
   3.4A.11A.Related agreements between venue operators and monitoring licensee  
   3.4A.11B.No compensation payable because of a direction to enter into related agreements under section 3.4A.11A  
   3.4A.11C.Payments for gaming machine entitlements must be made to Commission  
   3.4A.11D.What is an assignment agreement?  
   3.4A.11E.Gaming machine entitlement may be assigned only by registered assignment agreement  
   3.4A.11F.Gaming machine entitlement assignment rules  
   3.4A.11G.Venue operator may apply to Commission for registration of assignment agreement  
   3.4A.11H.Commission may register assignment agreement  
   3.4A.11I.Effect of registration of assignment agreement  
   3.4A.11J.No entitlement to or legitimate expectation of approval of venue  
   3.4A.11K.Restrictions on assignor for duration of assignment  
   3.4A.11L.Gaming under registered assignment agreement must be commenced within 6 months  
   3.4A.11M.Assignment ended if gaming not commenced within 6 months  
   3.4A.11N.Variation of registered assignment agreement  
   3.4A.11O.Commission may deregister registered assignment agreement  
   3.4A.11P.Termination of registered assignment agreement if licence expires or is cancelled or suspended  
   3.4A.11Q.Termination of assignment if venue approval revoked or venue removed from licence  
   3.4A.11R.Preparatory action authorised in relation to termination of assignment  
   3.4A.11S.No compensation payable  
   3.4A.11T.Temporary amendment rules  
   3.4A.12.Request for amendment of geographic area condition or venue condition  
   3.4A.13.Commission decision on the request  
   3.4A.13A.Temporary amendments to geographic area conditions  
   3.4A.13B.Grace period for early expiry of temporary amendment  
   3.4A.14.Commission must record amendment in Register  
   3.4A.14A.No entitlement to or legitimate expectation of certain matters in relation to temporary amendment  
   3.4A.14B.No compensation payable because of expiry or revocation of temporary amendment  
   3.4A.15.Fee payable for gaming machine entitlement transfers  
   3.4A.16.Gaming machine entitlements cannot be transferred to persons other than venue operators  
   3.4A.17.Gaming machine entitlements must be transferred in accordance with allocation and transfer rules  
   3.4A.17AA.Transfer agreement may provide for substitution of parties to registered assignment agreement  
   3.4A.17AAB.Assignment of gaming machine entitlement otherwise terminated on transfer  
   3.4A.17AAC.Directions in relation to related agreements with Minister regarding transferred gaming machine entitlement  
   3.4A.17AAD.No compensation payable because of direction to enter into entitlement-related agreements  
   3.4A.17A.Related agreements must be entered into before gaming machine entitlement may be transferred  
   3.4A.18.Gaming machine entitlements that expire on 15 August 2022 and that are transferred before specified date  
   3.4A.18A.Gaming machine entitlements that take effect on or after 16 August 2022 and that are transferred during specified period  
   3.4A.19.Exemption from requirement to pay for transfer related to refusal to grant relevant authority  
   3.4A.19A.Exemption from requirement to pay for transfer related to sale of approved venue  
   3.4A.20.Hospitals and Charities Fund  
   3.4A.20AA.Rules for surrender of gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.20AAB.Surrender of designated gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.20AAC.No compensation payable because of surrender of gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.20AAD.Certain amounts become immediately payable  
   3.4A.20AAE.Ministerial Order for extinguishment  
   3.4A.20AAF.Effect of order  
   3.4A.20AAG.No compensation payable  
   3.4A.20A.Application of Division  
   3.4A.20B.Commission to determine excess gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.20C.Ministerial Order for purchase of gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.20D.Determinations for purpose of Division  
   3.4A.20E.Initial offers by State for purchase of gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.20F.Further reduction of gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.20G.Further offers by State for purchase of gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.20H.Extinguishment of gaming machine entitlements purchased for purpose of State limit reduction  
   3.4A.20I.Extinguishment on reduction of State limit  
   3.4A.20J.No compensation payable  
   3.4A.20K.Ministerial Order for extinguishment  
   3.4A.20L.Effect of Order  
   3.4A.20M.No compensation payable  
   3.4A.21.Definition  
   3.4A.21A.Division does not require gaming under an assigned gaming machine entitlement  
   3.4A.22.Meaning of relevant holding period  
   3.4A.23.Gaming under gaming machine entitlements must be commenced within relevant holding period  
   3.4A.24.Gaming machine entitlements forfeited to State if gaming not commenced within relevant holding period  
   3.4A.25.Commission may extend relevant holding period  
   3.4A.26.Gaming machine entitlements forfeited if venue operator's licence cancelled, surrendered or not renewed  
   3.4A.26A.Gaming machine entitlements forfeited in accordance with standard entitlement-related conditions  
   3.4A.27.Gaming machine entitlements forfeited if venue operator defaults under related agreement  
   3.4A.27A.Forfeiture to State—after reduction of regional or municipal district limit  
   3.4A.28.Extinguishment  
   3.4A.29.No compensation payable because of extinguishment  
   3.4A.30.Application of Division  
   3.4A.31.No compensation payable because of forfeiture of gaming machine entitlements  
   3.4A.32.Amounts owed to the State in relation to gaming machine entitlements become immediately payable  
   3.4A.33.Payment of proceeds from forfeited gaming machine entitlements that are allocated again  
   3.4A.34.Competition and Consumer Act and Competition Code authorisation  

   PART 5--CONTROL OF GAMING

   3.5.1.  Manufacture, sale, supply, obtaining or possession of gaming machines  
   3.5.2.  Gaming machine contracts to be approved by Commission  
   3.5.3.  Commission's standards for gaming machine types and games  
   3.5.4.  Approval of gaming machine types and games  
   3.5.5.  Variation of gaming machine types and games  
   3.5.6.  Withdrawal of approval  
   3.5.7.  Linked jackpots unlawful without approval  
   3.5.7A. Linked jackpot arrangements unlawful without approval  
   3.5.7B. Approval of linked jackpot arrangements  
   3.5.7C. Withdrawal of approval  
   3.5.8.  Identification of machines  
   3.5.9.  Gaming prohibited on unprotected devices  
   3.5.10. Unlawful interference with equipment or systems  
   3.5.11. Protection of sensitive areas of gaming equipment or monitoring equipment  
   3.5.12. Testing of electronic monitoring system  
   3.5.13. Approval of electronic monitoring systems  
   3.5.15. Installation and storage of gaming machines  
   3.5.16. Certificates of installation—gaming equipment and monitoring equipment  
   3.5.17. Offence to play gaming machine not installed as authorised  
   3.5.17A.Gaming machines must be connected to approved electronic monitoring system  
   3.5.17B.Gaming machines must be connected to approved electronic monitoring system  
   3.5.17C.Offence to interfere with an electronic monitoring system  
   3.5.18. Gaming only permitted in gaming machine areas  
   3.5.19. Gaming tokens  
   3.5.20. Malfunction of gaming machines  
   3.5.21. Defective gaming machines not allowed  
   3.5.22. After hours gaming  
   3.5.23. The Commission's rules  
   3.5.24. Disallowance of rules  
   3.5.25. Inspection of rules  
   3.5.26. Rules to be enforced  
   3.5.27. Commission may give directions  
   3.5.28. Inducements, cheating etc.  
   3.5.29. Banning large denomination note acceptors and autoplay facilities  
   3.5.30. Spin rates  
   3.5.31. Credit etc.  
   3.5.32. Limiting withdrawals and advances from cash facilities  
   3.5.33. Payment of accumulated credits by cheque or electronic funds transfer  
   3.5.33A.Playing of gaming machines by intoxicated persons prohibited  
   3.5.33B.Definitions  
   3.5.33C.Automatic teller machines and alternative cash access facilities prohibited in approved venues not on racecourses  
   3.5.33D.Limiting placement of automatic teller machines and alternative cash access facilities on racecourses  
   3.5.33E.Application for approval  
   3.5.33F.Approvals  
   3.5.33G.Ministerial directions as to approvals  
   3.5.33H.Conditions of approvals  
   3.5.33I.Amendment of conditions of approvals—Applications by venue operators  
   3.5.33J.Review of approvals  
   3.5.33K.Amendment of conditions of approvals—By the Commission  
   3.5.33L.Functions and powers under this Subdivision may be performed or exercised by a single Commissioner  
   3.5.33M.Appeal  
   3.5.33N.No compensation payable  
   3.5.33O.Subdivision does not apply to casino operator  
   3.5.33P.Prohibition on inducements involving cashless gaming  
   3.5.33Q.Prohibition on credit facilities relating to cashless gaming  
   3.5.34AA.Prohibition on publishing gaming machine advertising by or on behalf of venue operators and casino operators  
   3.5.34AB.Prohibition on publishing gaming machine advertising by or on behalf of gaming operators  
   3.5.34AC.Prohibition on printing gaming machine advertising on player cards  
   3.5.34. Prohibition on publishing gaming machine advertising by others  
   3.5.35. Prohibition on displaying gaming machine related signs  
   3.5.35A.Responsible gambling signs  
   3.5.36. Preconditions for allowing participation in loyalty scheme  
   3.5.36A.Content of written statement  
   3.5.36B.Setting limits under loyalty scheme  
   3.5.36C.Excluded persons  
   3.5.36D.Loyalty scheme must use same equipment as pre-commitment system  
   3.5.37. Player activity statements  
   3.5.38. Suspension of person who fails to collect their player activity statement  
   3.5.39. Opting out of loyalty schemes  
   3.5.40. No advertising to people suspended or removed from loyalty schemes  
   3.5.41. Loyalty scheme participant information  
   3.5.42. Application of Division  
   3.5.43. Removal of certain persons  

   PART 6--RETURNS TO PLAYERS, LEVIES AND TAXES

   3.6.1.  Returns to players  
   3.6.1A. Returns to players on expiry of gaming operator's licences  
   3.6.2.  Definitions  
   3.6.3.  Health benefit levy  
   3.6.3A. Health benefit levy—financial year 2012 to 2013  
   3.6.4.  Hypothecation of health benefit levy  
   3.6.5.  Holder of gaming operator's licence to pay supervision charge  
   3.6.5A. Venue operators to pay supervision charge  
   3.6.6.  Taxation  
   3.6.6A. Taxation in relation to gaming in approved venues with pub licences until 16 August 2022  
   3.6.6B. Taxation in relation to gaming in approved venues with club licences until 16 August 2022  
   3.6.6C. Taxation in relation to gaming in approved venues on and after 16 August 2022  
   3.6.6D. Review of tax rates under section 3.6.6C  
   3.6.7.  Additional tax for holder of gaming operator's licence  
   3.6.8.  Declaration for club venue operators to pay different tax in some circumstances  
   3.6.9.  Community benefit statements  
   3.6.9A. Ministerial directions as to requirements of community benefit statements  
   3.6.10. Interest on late payment  
   3.6.11. Hospitals and charities and mental health levy  
   3.6.12. Payment to Community Support Fund  
   3.6.13. Unclaimed winnings  

   PART 7--COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS

   3.7.1.  Definition  
   3.7.2.  Application of Part  
   3.7.3.  Banking  
   3.7.4.  Accounting records  
   3.7.5.  Books etc. to be kept on the premises  
   3.7.6.  Banking  
   3.7.6AA.Accounting records in relation to approved linked jackpot trust accounts  
   3.7.6AB.Functions of Commission under this Division may be performed by any commissioner  
   3.7.6A. Directions to gaming operator to provide information etc.  
   3.7.6B. Directions to monitoring licensee to provide information etc.  
   3.7.6C. No compensation payable  
   3.7.6D. Directions to monitoring licensee  

   PART 8--LEGACY MONITORING SYSTEMS

   3.8.1.  Definitions  
   3.8.2.  Meaning of legacy monitoring system  
   3.8.3.  Meaning of specified monitoring system information  
   3.8.4.  Authorised persons  
   3.8.5.  Minister may direct legacy monitoring system owners to provide information and documents  
   3.8.6.  Access notice  
   3.8.7.  Access powers  
   3.8.8.  What can the Minister or authorised person do after service of access notice?  
   3.8.9.  Specified persons must give information to Minister or authorised persons  
   3.8.10. Direction to provide reasonable assistance  
   3.8.11. Offences relating to obstruction of Minister or authorised persons  
   3.8.12. No compensation payable  
   3.8.13. Compliance with certain directions is not a breach of contract, breach of confidence or any other civil wrong  

   PART 8A--PRE-COMMITMENT FROM 1 DECEMBER 2015

   3.8A.1. Definitions  
   3.8A.2. Pre-commitment direction  
   3.8A.3. Monitoring licensee must not provide unapproved pre-commitment system  
   3.8A.4. Commission may approve pre‑commitment system  
   3.8A.5. Testing of pre-commitment system  
   3.8A.6. Application of Division  
   3.8A.7. Certificates of installation—player account equipment and parts of a pre‑commitment system  
   3.8A.8. Monitoring licensee must ensure that pre‑commitment system complies with standards and operational requirements  
   3.8A.9. Player account equipment must comply with regulations and standards  
   3.8A.10.Offence for operator failing to ensure proper installation of player account equipment  
   3.8A.11.Player cards must comply with regulations and standards  
   3.8A.12.Operators must ensure functioning of player account equipment and connection to pre-commitment system  
   3.8A.13.Offence for operator to permit gaming on gaming machine using alternative limit setting scheme  
   3.8A.14.Application of Division  
   3.8A.15.Related agreement between monitoring licensee and venue operator or casino operator  
   3.8A.16.Related agreement between Minister and venue operator or casino operator  
   3.8A.17.Content of direction  
   3.8A.18.Direction to enter into related agreement must be complied with  
   3.8A.19.No compensation payable because of a direction to enter into related agreement under section 3.8A.15 or 3.8A.16  
   3.8A.19A.Minister may determine standard pre‑commitment conditions  
   3.8A.19B.Publication and effect of standard pre‑commitment conditions  
   3.8A.19C.No compensation for determination of standard pre‑commitment conditions  
   3.8A.20.Application of Division  
   3.8A.21.Directions to monitoring licensee to provide information concerning pre‑commitment  
   3.8A.22.No compensation payable  
   3.8A.23.Provision of information for research purposes  
   3.8A.24.Definition  
   3.8A.25.Restriction on disclosure of pre-commitment information  
   3.8A.25A.Disclosure to courts and tribunals permitted with Ministerial approval  
   3.8A.26.Disclosure with consent permitted  
   3.8A.27.Disclosure to enforcement agencies permitted  
   3.8A.28.Disclosure for performance of functions  
   3.8A.29.Disclosure of lawfully publicly available information permitted  
   3.8A.30.Disclosure of de-identified information for research purposes  

   PART 9--GENERAL

   3.9.1.  Minister may declare company to be operator  
   3.9.2.  Application for approval  
   3.9.3.  Approval of a wholly-owned subsidiary  
   3.9.4.  Prohibition on recovery of costs of investigating persons on Roll or their associates  
   3.9.5.  Appeals  
   3.9.6.  Injunctions to prevent contraventions etc.  

   PART 1--INTRODUCTION

   4.1.1.  Purpose  
   4.1.2.  Definitions  
   4.1.3.  Exemption of totalisators  

   PART 2--GENERAL AUTHORISATION FOR WAGERING AND BETTING

   4.2.1.  Wagering and approved betting competitions  
   4.2.1A. Conduct of betting exchanges  
   4.2.2.  Use of totalisator lawful  
   4.2.3.  Approval of totalisator equipment  
   4.2.3A. Restrictions on publication and use of race fields  
   4.2.3B. Application for race field publication and use approval  
   4.2.3C. Publication and use approval  
   4.2.3D. Tribunal review  
   4.2.3E. Competition and Consumer Act and Competition Code  
   4.2.4.  Totalisator or approved betting competition not to be conducted without rules  
   4.2.4A. Betting exchange rules  
   4.2.5.  Licensee to make betting rules  
   4.2.6.  Disallowance of betting rules or betting exchange rules  
   4.2.7.  Commission may direct wagering and betting licensee to deal with certain bets  
   4.2.8.  Acceptance of wagers and bets  
   4.2.9.  Agents of licensee  
   4.2.10. Investigation of complaints  
   4.2.11. Termination of certain agent agreements  

   PART 3--WAGERING LICENCE AND GAMING LICENCE

   4.3.1.  Wagering licence  
   4.3.2.  Gaming licence  
   4.3.3.  One licence  
   4.3.4.  Licences non-transferable  
   4.3.4A. Application of Part  
   4.3.5.  Application for licences  
   4.3.6.  Matters to be considered in determining application  
   4.3.7.  Recommendation on application  
   4.3.8.  Grant of licences  
   4.3.9.  Duration of licences and licence conditions  
   4.3.10. Amendment of licence conditions  
   4.3.10A.Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct is a condition of licence  
   4.3.11. Powers of licensee under Corporations Act not affected  
   4.3.12. Entitlement of former licensee on grant of new licences  
   4.3.13. What is the licence value of the former licences?  
   4.3.14. When must the payment be made?  
   4.3.15. Appointment of operators  
   4.3.16. Application for approval  
   4.3.17. Approval of wholly-owned subsidiary  
   4.3.28. Restrictions on directors of licensee or operator  
   4.3.29. Licensee and others not to be associated with certain activities  
   4.3.31. Disciplinary action  
   4.3.32. Cancellation of both licences  
   4.3.33. Appointment of temporary licensee if licence cancelled  
   4.3.34. Directions to wagering licensee to provide information  

   PART 3A--WAGERING AND BETTING LICENCE

   4.3A.1AA.Definitions  
   4.3A.1. Authority of wagering and betting licence  
   4.3A.2. One licence  
   4.3A.3. Registration of interest  
   4.3A.4. Report to Minister by Secretary on registrations of interest  
   4.3A.5. Application for licence  
   4.3A.6. Report to Minister by Secretary on applications  
   4.3A.7. Determination of applications  
   4.3A.7A.Prohibition on improper interference  
   4.3A.7B.Prohibition on lobbying in relation to grant of application  
   4.3A.8. Issue of licence  
   4.3A.8A.Wagering and betting licence not personal property  
   4.3A.9. Licence conditions  
   4.3A.10.Minister may refuse to issue wagering and betting licence if related agreements not entered into  
   4.3A.10AA.Related agreements with wagering and betting licensee  
   4.3A.10AB.No compensation payable because of a direction to enter into related agreements  
   4.3A.10A.Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct is a condition of licence  
   4.3A.11.Duration of licence  
   4.3A.12.Licence may authorise preparatory action  
   4.3A.13.Premium payment  
   4.3A.13A.Penalty interest for late payment  
   4.3A.13B.Recovery of amounts  
   4.3A.14.Publication and tabling  
   4.3A.15.Engaging contractors and appointing agents to assist with wagering and betting  
   4.3A.15A.Appointment of wagering and betting operator  
   4.3A.15B.Approval of wholly-owned subsidiary  
   4.3A.15C.Rights and obligations of wagering and betting operator  
   4.3A.16.Transfer only under this Division  
   4.3A.17.Application to transfer licence  
   4.3A.18.Transfer of wagering and betting licence  
   4.3A.19.Report to Minister by Commission  
   4.3A.20.Related agreements  
   4.3A.21.Publication and tabling  
   4.3A.22.Request by licensee for amendment of licence  
   4.3A.23.Amendment of licence  
   4.3A.23A.Prohibition on lobbying for amendment of licence  
   4.3A.24.Surrender of licence  
   4.3A.26.Grounds for disciplinary action  
   4.3A.27.Commission may take or recommend disciplinary action  
   4.3A.28.Minister may take disciplinary action  
   4.3A.29.Suspension of licence pending criminal proceedings  
   4.3A.30.Effect of licence suspension  
   4.3A.30A.Disciplinary and other action against wagering and betting licensee—preparatory action  
   4.3A.31.Temporary wagering and betting licence  
   4.3A.32.Report to Minister by Commission for a temporary wagering and betting licence  
   4.3A.32A.Report to Minister by Commission for a temporary wagering and betting licence issued for 90 days  
   4.3A.33.Arrangements with former licensee  
   4.3A.34.Further provisions for temporary licence  
   4.3A.34AA.Related agreements with temporary wagering and betting licensee  
   4.3A.34AB.No compensation payable because of a direction to enter into related agreements  
   4.3A.34A.Definitions  
   4.3A.34B.Approval of telecommunication devices by Commission  
   4.3A.34C.Licensee not to enable betting by way of a betting exchange on races, competitions or events without relevant consent  
   4.3A.34D.Licensee must conduct a betting exchange by way of certain telecommunication devices  
   4.3A.34E.Commission or controlling body may request information  
   4.3A.34F.Compliance with information notice  
   4.3A.34G.Offences by the wagering and betting licensee as operator of betting exchange  
   4.3A.34H.Offence by direct participant  
   4.3A.34I.Offence by a person who has an interest in the outcome of a brokered betting event  
   4.3A.34J.Offence by the owner of a horse to bet through betting exchange  
   4.3A.34K.Offence by the owner of a greyhound to bet through betting exchange  
   4.3A.34L.Verification of registered player's identity  
   4.3A.34M.Wagering and betting funds of registered players  
   4.3A.34N.Disclosure of names of registered players  
   4.3A.35.Definitions  
   4.3A.36.Secretary may require further information  
   4.3A.37.Updating information provided to Secretary  
   4.3A.38.Updating information provided to Minister regarding registration of interest or licence application  
   4.3A.39.Updating licence transfer application  
   4.3A.39A.Directions to provide information  
   4.3A.39B.Directions to licensees  
   4.3A.40.Powers of Secretary  

   PART 4--ON-COURSE WAGERING PERMIT

   4.4.1.  On-course wagering permit  
   4.4.2.  Application for permit  
   4.4.3.  Matters to be considered in determining application  
   4.4.4.  Grant of permit  
   4.4.5.  Permit is non-transferable  
   4.4.6.  Compliance with betting rules  
   4.4.7.  Racing industry and licensee  
   4.4.8.  Commissions  
   4.4.9.  Dividends  
   4.4.10. Wagering tax  
   4.4.11. Hospitals and Charities Fund  
   4.4.12. Supervision charge  
   4.4.13. Unclaimed refunds and dividends  

   PART 5--APPROVED BETTING COMPETITIONS AND SPORTS BETTING

   4.5.1.  Definitions  
   4.5.2.  Events and betting competitions that cannot be approved under this Part  
   4.5.3.  Approval of betting competitions on horse, harness and greyhound races  
   4.5.4.  Notice of approval  
   4.5.5.  Variation and revocation of approval  
   4.5.6.  Approval of events for betting purposes  
   4.5.7.  What kinds of events can be approved?  
   4.5.8.  What must Commission consider in approving events?  
   4.5.9.  Designation of sports betting events  
   4.5.10. Notice and publication requirements  
   4.5.11. Variation and revocation of approval  
   4.5.11A.Approval of simulated racing events for betting purposes  
   4.5.11B.What must Commission consider in approving simulated racing events?  
   4.5.11C.Notice and publication requirements  
   4.5.11D.Variation and revocation of approval  
   4.5.11E.Approval does not limit Minister's power to approve keno game under Chapter 6A  
   4.5.12. Application for approval  
   4.5.13. Objections  
   4.5.14. Matters to be considered in determining applications for approval  
   4.5.15. Determination of applications and duration of approval  
   4.5.15A.Declaration of sports controlling body from another jurisdiction  
   4.5.16. Notice and publication requirements  
   4.5.17. Variation and revocation of approval or declaration  
   4.5.18. Surrender of approval or declaration  
   4.5.19. Change in situation of sports controlling body  
   4.5.20. Tribunal reviews  
   4.5.21. What is offering a betting service?  
   4.5.22. Prohibition on offering betting service without agreement or determination  
   4.5.23. Agreement of sports controlling body  
   4.5.24. Application for Commission determination if no sports controlling body agreement  
   4.5.25. Procedure on application  
   4.5.26. Determination of Commission  
   4.5.27. Variation and revocation of determination  
   4.5.28. Costs of investigating applications  
   4.5.29. Commission may prohibit betting on contingencies  
   4.5.30. Notice and publication requirements  
   4.5.31. Offence to offer bets on prohibited betting contingencies  
   4.5.32. Sports controlling body to notify Commission  
   4.5.33. Direction to sports controlling body to provide information about integrity mechanisms  

   PART 5A--BOOKMAKER AND BOOKMAKING RELATED REGISTRATIONS

   4.5A.1. Definitions  
   4.5A.2. Application for registration as bookmaker  
   4.5A.3. Application for registration as bookmaker's key employee  
   4.5A.4. Determination of application for registration as bookmaker  
   4.5A.5. Determination of application for registration as bookmaker's key employee  
   4.5A.6. Certificate of registration and identity card  
   4.5A.7. Duration of registration as bookmaker or bookmaker's key employee  
   4.5A.8. Nominee of corporation  
   4.5A.9. Application of registered bookmakers to be in partnerships  
   4.5A.10.Approval of registered bookmakers to be in partnerships  
   4.5A.10A.Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct is a condition of registration for a bookmaker  
   4.5A.11.Conditions of registration  
   4.5A.12.Amendment of conditions  
   4.5A.13.Registration renewal  
   4.5A.14.Disciplinary action against registered bookmaker or bookmaker's key employee  
   4.5A.14A.Suspension of a bookmaker's registration pending criminal proceedings  
   4.5A.14B.Suspension of a bookmaker's key employee's registration pending criminal proceedings  
   4.5A.15.Review by VCAT of registrations as a bookmaker or bookmaker's key employee  
   4.5A.16.Time limit for applying for review  
   4.5A.17.Registered bookmaker must not engage convicted person  

   PART 6--COMMISSIONS, DIVIDENDS AND TAXES

   4.6.1.  Commissions  
   4.6.2.  Dividends  
   4.6.3.  Wagering tax  
   4.6.3A. Wagering tax review  
   4.6.4.  Commissions—totalisators  
   4.6.5.  Dividends  
   4.6.6.  Tax—Approved betting competitions  
   4.6.6A. Tax—Approved simulated racing events  
   4.6.6B. Tax—Betting exchange commissions  
   4.6.7.  Licensee to pay charge  
   4.6.7A. Wagering and betting licensee to pay charge  
   4.6.8.  Hospitals and Charities Fund  
   4.6.9.  Unclaimed refunds, dividends and prizes  

   PART 7--OFFENCES

   4.7.1AA.Definition  
   4.7.2.  Offences relating to totalisators and approved betting competitions  
   4.7.3.  Tickets purportedly issued by licensee  
   4.7.4.  Offence related to payment of dividends or prizes  
   4.7.5.  Inducements, cheating etc.  
   4.7.6.  Offence to extend credit etc.  
   4.7.7.  Gambling by intoxicated persons prohibited  
   4.7.8.  Appropriate advertising standards required  
   4.7.9.  Prescribed statement to be included in advertisements  
   4.7.10. Offence to offer inducement to open betting account  

   PART 8--COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS

   4.8.1.  Application of Division  
   4.8.2.  Banking  
   4.8.3.  Accounts  
   4.8.4.  Books etc. to be kept on the premises  
   4.8.5.  Audit of books, accounts and financial statements  
   4.8.6.  Submission of reports  

   PART 9--OTHER MATTERS

   4.9.1.  Competition and Consumer Act and Competition Code  

   PART 1--INTRODUCTION

   5.1.1.  Purposes  
   5.1.2.  Definitions  
   5.1.3.  Application of Chapter  

   PART 2--PUBLIC LOTTERIES

   5.2.1.  Public lotteries declared lawful  
   5.2.1A. Approval of computer system etc.  
   5.2.2.  Lottery rules  
   5.2.3.  When do lottery rules come into force?  
   5.2.4.  Publication and inspection of lottery rules  
   5.2.5.  Disallowance of lottery rules  
   5.2.6.  Supervision of public lottery draws by Commission's representative  
   5.2.7.  Licensee to record entries  
   5.2.9.  Licensee not to act as credit provider  
   5.2.10. Non-monetary prizes  
   5.2.11. Prohibition of certain schemes  
   5.2.12. Publicity concerning prizewinners  

   PART 3--PUBLIC LOTTERY LICENCES

   5.3.1AA.Definitions  
   5.3.1.  Minister determines number and type of public lottery licences  
   5.3.2.  Which public lotteries can be licensed?  
   5.3.2A. Registration of interest  
   5.3.3.  Application for licence  
   5.3.4.  Report to Minister by Commission  
   5.3.5.  Determination of applications  
   5.3.5A. Prohibition on improper interference  
   5.3.5B. Prohibition on lobbying in relation to grant of application  
   5.3.6.  Issue of licence  
   5.3.7.  Licence conditions  
   5.3.7A. Ancillary agreements  
   5.3.7B. Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct is a condition of licence  
   5.3.8.  Duration of licence  
   5.3.8A. Licence may authorise preparatory action  
   5.3.9.  Premium payment  
   5.3.10. Licence is non-transferable  
   5.3.11. Publication and tabling  
   5.3.12. Inspection of licence  
   5.3.13. Register of licences  
   5.3.14. Appointment of subsidiaries  
   5.3.15. Approval of subsidiary  
   5.3.15A.Engaging contractors and appointing agents to assist with public lotteries  
   5.3.16. Request by licensee for amendment of licence  
   5.3.17. Notification of other affected licensees  
   5.3.18. Objection by other licensees  
   5.3.19. Amendment of licence  
   5.3.19A.Prohibition on lobbying for amendment of licence  
   5.3.20. Surrender of licence  
   5.3.21. Grounds for disciplinary action  
   5.3.22. Commission may recommend disciplinary action  
   5.3.23. Minister may take disciplinary action  
   5.3.24. Suspension of licence pending criminal proceedings  
   5.3.25. Effect of licence suspension  
   5.3.26. Application of Division to appointed subsidiaries  
   5.3.27. Temporary public lottery licences  
   5.3.28. Report to Minister by Commission for a temporary public lottery licence  
   5.3.28A.Report to Minister by Commission for a temporary public lottery licence issued for 90 days  
   5.3.29. Arrangements with former licensee  
   5.3.30. Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct is a condition of temporary licence  

   PART 4--RETURNS TO PLAYERS AND TAXES

   5.4.1.  Returns to players  
   5.4.2.  Supervision charge  
   5.4.3.  Public lottery tax  
   5.4.4.  Penalty interest for late payment  
   5.4.5.  Recovery of amounts  
   5.4.6.  Application of tax proceeds  
   5.4.7.  Sharing tax with other jurisdictions  

   PART 5--COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS

   5.5.1.  Licensee to keep accounts and records  
   5.5.2.  Annual financial statements  
   5.5.6.  Subsidiaries to comply with Division  
   5.5.6A. Directions to provide information etc.  
   5.5.7.  Directions to licensees  
   5.5.8.  Claims for prize  
   5.5.9.  Unclaimed prizes  
   5.5.10. Complaints  

   PART 7--TRADE PROMOTION LOTTERIES

   5.7.1.  Trade promotion lotteries declared lawful  
   5.7.2.  Conduct of trade promotion lotteries  
   5.7.16AA.Definitions  
   5.7.16. Conducting trade promotion lottery in contravention of Act etc.  
   5.7.16A.Venue operators must not conduct trade promotion lotteries in relation to gaming  
   5.7.18A.Gaming machine play restrictions to be included trade promotion lottery advertisements  
   5.7.18B.Commission determinations about the manner of display of gaming machine play restrictions  
   5.7.20. Commissioner may perform Commission's functions  

   PART 1--INTRODUCTION

   6.1.1.  Purpose  
   6.1.2.  Definitions  

   PART 2--CLUB KENO GAMES

   6.2.1.  Club keno games conducted by participants are lawful  
   6.2.2.  Authorisation for club keno games  
   6.2.3.  Club keno not subject to Chapter 3  
   6.2.4.  Club Keno games may be conducted in approved venues  
   6.2.5.  Sale of tickets  
   6.2.6.  Agents of participants  
   6.2.6A. Approval of club keno system  
   6.2.6B. Security of certain equipment  
   6.2.6C. Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct  
   6.2.7.  Defective machinery etc.  
   6.2.8.  Unlawful interference with club keno system  
   6.2.9.  Use of defective club keno machinery etc.  
   6.2.10. Credit etc.  
   6.2.11. Club keno rules  
   6.2.12. Commencement of rules  
   6.2.13. Publication and inspection of club keno rules  
   6.2.14. Disallowance of club keno rules  

   PART 3--RETURNS TO PLAYERS, TAXES AND LEVIES

   6.3.1.  Returns to players  
   6.3.2.  Duty payable by participants  
   6.3.3.  Hospitals, charities and mental health levy  
   6.3.4.  Unclaimed prizes  

   PART 4--COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS

   6.4.1.  Accounting records  
   6.4.5.  Investigation of complaints  

   PART 5--APPROVAL OF SUBSIDIARIES

   6.5.1.  Minister may declare company to be participant  
   6.5.2.  Application for approval  
   6.5.3.  Approval of a wholly-owned subsidiary  

   PART 6--GENERAL

   6.6.1.  Directions to participants to provide information  

   PART 1--INTRODUCTION

   6A.1.1. Purpose  
   6A.1.2. Definitions  
   6A.1.3. Keno linked jackpot arrangements  

   PART 2--KENO GAMES

   6A.2.1. Keno games conducted under this Chapter are lawful  
   6A.2.2. Keno not subject to Chapter 3  
   6A.2.3. Sale of tickets  
   6A.2.4. Agents of licensee  
   6A.2.4A.Termination of certain agent agreements  
   6A.2.5. Approval of keno system  
   6A.2.6. Security of certain equipment  
   6A.2.7. Defective machinery, equipment and computer systems  
   6A.2.8. Unlawful interference with keno system  
   6A.2.9. Use of defective keno machinery, equipment or computer system  
   6A.2.10.Credit and loans  
   6A.2.11.Keno rules  
   6A.2.12.Commencement of rules  
   6A.2.13.Publication and inspection of keno rules  
   6A.2.14.Disallowance of keno rules  

   PART 2A--APPROVAL OF GAMES AS KENO GAMES

   6A.2A.1.Approval of keno games for betting purposes  
   6A.2A.2.Notice and publication requirements  
   6A.2A.3.Variation and revocation of approval  
   6A.2A.4.Approval does not limit Commission's power to approve simulated racing events under Chapter 4  

   PART 3--KENO LICENCE

   6A.3.1AA.Definitions  
   6A.3.1. Authority of keno licence  
   6A.3.2. One licence  
   6A.3.3. Registration of interest  
   6A.3.4. Report to Minister by Secretary on registrations of interest  
   6A.3.5. Application for licence  
   6A.3.6. Report to Minister by Secretary on applications  
   6A.3.7. Determination of applications  
   6A.3.7A.Prohibition on improper interference  
   6A.3.7B.Prohibition on lobbying in relation to grant of application  
   6A.3.8. Issue of licence  
   6A.3.8A.Keno licence not personal property  
   6A.3.9. Licence conditions  
   6A.3.9A.Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct is a condition of licence  
   6A.3.10.Minister may refuse to issue keno licence if related agreements not entered into  
   6A.3.10A.Related agreements with keno licensee  
   6A.3.10B.No compensation payable because of a direction to enter into related agreements  
   6A.3.11.Duration of licence  
   6A.3.12.Licence may authorise preparatory action  
   6A.3.13.Premium payment  
   6A.3.13A.Penalty interest for late payment  
   6A.3.13B.Recovery of amounts  
   6A.3.14.Publication and tabling  
   6A.3.15.Engaging contractors and appointing agents to assist with keno games  
   6A.3.16.Transfer only under this Division  
   6A.3.17.Application to transfer licence  
   6A.3.18.Transfer of a keno licence  
   6A.3.19.Report to Minister by Commission  
   6A.3.20.Related agreements  
   6A.3.21.Publication and tabling  
   6A.3.22.Request by licensee for amendment of licence  
   6A.3.23.Amendment of licence  
   6A.3.23A.Prohibition on lobbying for amendment of licence  
   6A.3.24.Surrender of licence  
   6A.3.26.Grounds for disciplinary action  
   6A.3.27.Commission may take or recommend disciplinary action  
   6A.3.28.Minister may take disciplinary action  
   6A.3.29.Suspension of licence pending criminal proceedings  
   6A.3.30.Effect of licence suspension  
   6A.3.30A.Disciplinary and other action against keno licensee—preparatory action  
   6A.3.31.Temporary keno licence  
   6A.3.32.Report to Minister by Commission for a temporary keno licence  
   6A.3.32A.Report to Minister by Commission for a temporary keno licence issued for 90 days  
   6A.3.33.Arrangements with former licensee  
   6A.3.34.Further provisions for temporary licence  
   6A.3.34A.Related agreements with temporary keno licensee  
   6A.3.34B.No compensation payable because of a direction to enter into related agreements  
   6A.3.35.Definitions  
   6A.3.36.Secretary may require further information  
   6A.3.37.Updating information provided to Secretary  
   6A.3.38.Updating information provided to Minister regarding registration of interest or licence application  
   6A.3.39.Updating licence transfer application  
   6A.3.39A.Directions to provide information  
   6A.3.39B.Directions to licensee  
   6A.3.39C.Claim for prize  
   6A.3.39D.Unclaimed prizes  
   6A.3.40.Powers of Secretary  

   PART 4--RETURNS TO PLAYERS, TAXES AND FUNDS

   6A.4.1. Returns to players  
   6A.4.2. Duty payable by licensee  
   6A.4.3. Supervision charge  
   6A.4.4. Hospitals and Charities Fund and Mental Health Fund  

   PART 5--COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS

   6A.5.1. Accounting records  
   6A.5.2. Investigation of complaints  

   PART 6--OTHER MATTERS

   6A.6.1. Trade Practices Act and Competition Code  

   PART 1--INTRODUCTION

   7.1.1.  Purpose  
   7.1.2.  Definitions  
   7.1.3.  Meaning of interactive game  
   7.1.4.  Meaning of approved game  
   7.1.5.  Participating jurisdictions  
   7.1.6.  Territorial application of this Chapter  

   PART 2--GENERAL AUTHORISATION FOR INTERACTIVE GAMING

   7.2.1.  Lawful activities  
   7.2.2.  Offence to conduct unauthorised interactive gaming  

   PART 3--INTERACTIVE GAMING LICENCES

   7.3.1.  Application for interactive gaming licence  
   7.3.2.  Matters to be considered in determining applications  
   7.3.3.  Suitability of applicant to hold interactive gaming licence  
   7.3.4.  Suitability of associates  
   7.3.5.  Determination of applications  
   7.3.5A. Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct is a condition of licence  
   7.3.6.  Changing conditions of licence  
   7.3.7.  Interactive gaming licence non-transferable  
   7.3.8.  Surrender of interactive gaming licence  
   7.3.9.  Definitions  
   7.3.10. Grounds for disciplinary action  
   7.3.11. Taking disciplinary action  
   7.3.12. Letter of censure  
   7.3.13. Suspension of interactive gaming licence pending criminal proceedings  
   7.3.14. Effect of licence suspension  
   7.3.15. Power to executors, trustees etc. to carry on business under licence  
   7.3.16. Effect of endorsements  
   7.3.17. Licence lapses if not endorsed  

   PART 4--CONTROL OF INTERACTIVE GAMING

   7.4.1.  Player registration and acceptance of wagers  
   7.4.3.  Verification of player's identity  
   7.4.4.  Compliance with certain conditions  
   7.4.5.  Licensed testers to test interactive gaming equipment  
   7.4.6.  Offence for licensed provider to participate etc.  
   7.4.7.  Commission's power to restrict participation in approved games by gaming officials  
   7.4.8.  Licensed provider not to act as credit provider  
   7.4.9.  Players funds  
   7.4.10. Funds held on behalf of players  
   7.4.11. Inactive players  
   7.4.12. Disposal of unclaimed non-monetary prizes  
   7.4.13. Claims for prize  
   7.4.14. Monetary prizes not claimed within 2 years  
   7.4.15. Power to withhold prizes in certain cases  
   7.4.16. Limitation on amount wagered  
   7.4.17. Self-exclusion order  

   PART 5--RETURNS TO PLAYERS AND TAXES

   7.5.1.  Returns to players  
   7.5.2.  Supervision charge  
   7.5.3.  Interactive gaming tax  
   7.5.4.  Returns for calculation of tax  
   7.5.5.  Penalty interest for late payment  
   7.5.6.  Recovery of amounts  
   7.5.7.  Revenue offences  

   PART 6--COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS

   7.6.1.  Directions  
   7.6.2.  Inquiries about complaints  

   PART 8--TRIBUNAL REVIEWS

   7.8.1.  Review by Tribunal  

   PART 1--INTRODUCTION

   8.1.1.  Purpose  
   8.1.2.  Definitions  

   PART 2--LEGALITY OF COMMUNITY AND CHARITABLE GAMING

   8.2.1.  Community and charitable gaming declared lawful  
   8.2.2.  Minor gaming must be in accordance with Chapter etc.  
   8.2.3.  Permit not required for raffle where prize value $5000 or less  
   8.2.4.  Bingo sessions conducted by or on behalf of community or charitable organisations  
   8.2.4A. Bingo sessions conducted by others  
   8.2.5.  Disclosure if raffle proceeds to be paid to or for a political party  

   PART 3--COMMUNITY OR CHARITABLE ORGANISATIONS

   8.3.1.  Application to be declared as a community or charitable organisation  
   8.3.2.  Commission may require further information etc.  
   8.3.3.  Commission may make declaration  
   8.3.4.  Can the applicant appeal?  
   8.3.5.  Commission to determine appeal  
   8.3.6.  Duration of declaration  
   8.3.6A. Renewal of declaration  
   8.3.7.  Commission may require organisation to show cause  
   8.3.8.  Organisation may make submissions  
   8.3.9.  Revocation of declaration  
   8.3.10. Appeal to Supreme Court  
   8.3.11. Suspension of declaration  
   8.3.11A.Investigation of community or charitable organisations  
   8.3.11B.Provision of information  
   8.3.12. Application for minor gaming permit  
   8.3.13. Determination of application  
   8.3.14. What does a minor gaming permit authorise?  
   8.3.15. Duration of minor gaming permit  
   8.3.16. Nominee of organisation  
   8.3.17. Amendment of permit conditions  
   8.3.18. Appeal  
   8.3.19. Definitions  
   8.3.20. Taking disciplinary action  
   8.3.21. Letter of censure  
   8.3.22. Performance of functions  

   PART 4--CONDUCT OF COMMUNITY AND CHARITABLE GAMING

   8.4.1.  Lucky envelopes must comply with prescribed standards  
   8.4.2.  Lucky envelopes only to be supplied to permit holder  
   8.4.2A. Notification of intention to conduct or cease conducting bingo sessions  
   8.4.2B. Nominees  
   8.4.2C. Notification of large bingo prizes  
   8.4.2D. Bingo rules  
   8.4.2E. Rules binding unless Commission approves a variation  
   8.4.2F. Commission may require notification of bingo rules  
   8.4.3.  Bingo equipment must comply with prescribed standards  
   8.4.4.  Restriction on supply of bingo equipment  
   8.4.5.  Braille bingo tickets  
   8.4.6.  Community or charitable organisation may contract with bingo centre operator to conduct bingo  
   8.4.7.  Expenses operators can charge for bingo  
   8.4.7A. Payment of prize money and cashing of cheques  
   8.4.8.  When can a pooling scheme operate?  
   8.4.9.  Membership of pooling scheme  
   8.4.10. Pooling scheme rules  
   8.4.11. Commission may specify matters for rules  
   8.4.12. Disallowance of rules  
   8.4.13.  Scheme administrator  
   8.4.14. Amendment of rules  
   8.4.15. Declaration of interest  
   8.4.16. Application to political parties  
   8.4.17. Definitions  
   8.4.18. Taking disciplinary action  
   8.4.19. Letter of censure  
   8.4.20. Appeal  

   PART 5--BINGO CENTRES

   8.5.1.  Requirement to be licensed  
   8.5.2.  Application for licence  
   8.5.3.  Application procedure  
   8.5.4.  Objections  
   8.5.5.  Responsible authority's report  
   8.5.6.  Matters to be considered in determining applications  
   8.5.7.  Determination of applications  
   8.5.7A. Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct is a condition of licence  
   8.5.8.  Duration of licence  
   8.5.9.  Nominee of licensee  
   8.5.10. Licence non-transferable  
   8.5.11. Licence renewal  
   8.5.12. Amendment of conditions  
   8.5.13. Disciplinary action  
   8.5.14. Letter of censure  
   8.5.15. Effect and maximum period of suspension of bingo centre operator's licence  
   8.5.16. Suspension of bingo centre operator's licence pending criminal proceedings  
   8.5.17. Licence document to be surrendered  
   8.5.18. Provisional bingo centre operator's licence  
   8.5.37. Accounts and financial statements  
   8.5.38. Returns to the Commission  
   8.5.42. Gaming machines in bingo centres  

   PART 5A--COMMERCIAL RAFFLE ORGANISERS

   8.5A.1. Definition  
   8.5A.2. Requirement to be licensed  
   8.5A.3. Commission may require person to show cause  
   8.5A.4. Appeal  
   8.5A.5. Application for licence  
   8.5A.6. Objections  
   8.5A.7. Matters to be considered in determining applications  
   8.5A.8. Determination of application  
   8.5A.8A.Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct is a condition of licence  
   8.5A.9. Duration of licence  
   8.5A.10.Nominee of licensee  
   8.5A.11.Licence non-transferable  
   8.5A.12.Licence renewal  
   8.5A.13.Amendment of conditions  
   8.5A.14.Disciplinary action  
   8.5A.15.Letter of censure  
   8.5A.16.Effect and maximum period of suspension of commercial raffle organiser's licence  
   8.5A.17.Suspension of commercial raffle organiser's licence pending criminal proceedings  
   8.5A.18.Licence document to be surrendered  
   8.5A.19.Provisional commercial raffle organiser's licence  
   8.5A.23.Community or charitable organisation may contract with licensee to conduct raffle  
   8.5A.24.Expenses licensee can charge for raffle  
   8.5A.25.Promotion of raffle  
   8.5A.26.Accounts and financial statements  
   8.5A.27.Returns to the Commission  

   PART 6--GENERAL COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS

   8.6.1.  Banking  
   8.6.2.  Records  
   8.6.3.  Change in situation of person or associate  

   PART 7--REVIEWS

   8.7.1.  Tribunal reviews  

   PART 8--GENERAL

   8.8.1.  Refusal to issue licence or permit  

   PART 1--INTRODUCTION

   9.1.1.  Purpose  
   9.1.2.  Definitions  
   9.1.3.  Application of Chapter  

   PART 2--APPLICATION OF TASMANIAN ACT

   9.2.1.  Tasmanian Act applies as law of Victoria  
   9.2.2.  Amendment of Schedules  

   PART 3--FURTHER PROVISIONS REGULATINGONBOARD GAMING

   9.3.1.  Legality of onboard gaming  
   9.3.2.  Non-applicability of other laws  
   9.3.3.  Limit on number of gaming machines  
   9.3.4.  Unlawful interference with gaming equipment  
   9.3.5.  Inducements, cheating etc.  
   9.3.6.  Revenue-sharing agreement  

   PART 4--SUSPENSION OF CHAPTER

   9.4.1.  Suspension of Chapter  
   9A.1.1. Definitions  
   9A.1.2. Authority conferred by a gaming industry employee's licence  
   9A.1.3. Gaming industry employees to be licensed  
   9A.1.4. Application for gaming industry employee's licence  
   9A.1.5. Determination of application  
   9A.1.6. Conditions of gaming industry employee's licence  
   9A.1.7. Appeal  
   9A.1.8. Identification of gaming industry employee  
   9A.1.9. Provisional licence  
   9A.1.10.Duration of gaming industry employee's licence  
   9A.1.11.Renewal of gaming industry employee's licence  
   9A.1.12.Disciplinary action  
   9A.1.13.Suspension of gaming industry employee's licence in connection with criminal proceedings  
   9A.1.14.Effect etc. of suspension  
   9A.1.15.Return of licence on suspension or cancellation  
   9A.1.16.Termination of employment on suspension or cancellation of licence  
   9A.1.17.Licensee to provide information relating to licence  
   9A.1.18.Compulsory training for certain gaming industry employees  
   9A.1.19.Venue operator may perform duties of gaming industry employee  
   9A.1.20.Volunteers at bingo centres  
   9A.1.21.Casino employees  
   9A.1.22.Change in situation of licensees  

   PART 1--THE COMMISSION'S FUNCTIONS

   10.1.4. Functions of Commission  
   10.1.5A.Standards for approvals of technical equipment and systems  
   10.1.5B.Standards relating to certain matters  
   10.1.5C.Operational requirements  
   10.1.29.Definitions  
   10.1.30.General duty of confidentiality  
   10.1.31.Disclosure in legal proceedings  
   10.1.32.Other permitted disclosures  
   10.1.33.Aggregation of statistical information  
   10.1.34.Third party disclosures  

   PART 1A--THE MINISTER AND THE SECRETARY

   10.1A.1.Nomination of assistants and advisers  
   10.1A.2.Directions to licence holders to provide information for policy development  

   PART 2--RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING MINISTERIAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

   10.2.1. Minister may establish Responsible Gambling Ministerial Advisory Council  
   10.2.2. Function of Council  

   PART 2A--REVIEW PANEL

   10.2A.1.Definitions  
   10.2A.2.Establishment of Review Panel  
   10.2A.3.Functions and powers of Review Panel  
   10.2A.4.Membership of Review Panel  
   10.2A.5.Chairperson  
   10.2A.6.Other members  
   10.2A.7.Vacancies and resignation  
   10.2A.8.Acting chairperson  
   10.2A.9.Meetings  
   10.2A.10.Reports  
   10.2A.11.Publication of Review Panel reports  
   10.2A.12.Direction in response to Review Panel's reports  

   PART 3--FUNDS

   10.3.1. Community Support Fund  
   10.3.2. Payments into Community Support Fund  
   10.3.3. Payments from the Community Support Fund  
   10.3.3A.Additional payment from the Community Support Fund  
   10.3.4. Mental Health Fund  
   10.3.5. Payments into the Mental Health Fund  
   10.3.6. Payments from the Mental Health Fund  

   PART 4--INVESTIGATIONS AND INFORMATION GATHERING BY THE COMMISSION

   10.4.1. Application of Division  
   10.4.2. Investigation of application  
   10.4.3. Photographs, finger prints and palm prints  
   10.4.4. Police inquiry and report  
   10.4.5. Commission may require further information etc.  
   10.4.6. Updating of application  
   10.4.7. Costs of investigating applications  
   10.4.7A.Definitions  
   10.4.7B.Investigations and inquiries  
   10.4.7C.Photographs, finger prints and palm prints  
   10.4.7D.Police inquiry and report  
   10.4.7E.Commission may require further information  
   10.4.7F.Updating information  
   10.4.7G.Costs of investigating  
   10.4.7H.Service agreement  
   10.4.7HA.Powers of Secretary  
   10.4.7I.Definitions  
   10.4.7J.Investigations and inquiries  
   10.4.7K.Photographs, finger prints and palm prints  
   10.4.7L.Police inquiry and report  
   10.4.7M.Commission may require further information  
   10.4.7N.Updating information  
   10.4.7O.Costs of investigating  
   10.4.7P.Definitions  
   10.4.7Q.Investigations and inquiries  
   10.4.7R.Photographs, finger prints and palm prints  
   10.4.7S.Police inquiry and report  
   10.4.7T.Commission may require further information  
   10.4.7U.Updating information  
   10.4.7V.Costs of investigating  
   10.4.7W.Service agreement  
   10.4.7X.Powers of Secretary  
   10.4.7Y.Definitions  
   10.4.7Z.Investigations and inquiries  
   10.4.7ZA.Photographs, finger prints and palm prints  
   10.4.7ZB.Police inquiry and report  
   10.4.7ZC.Commission may require further information  
   10.4.7ZD.Updating information  
   10.4.7ZE.Costs of investigating  
   10.4.7ZF.Service agreement  
   10.4.7ZG.Powers of Secretary  
   10.4.8. Definitions  
   10.4.10.Provision of information  
   10.4.11.Information gathering for law enforcement purposes  

   PART 4A--MONITORING OF RELATIONSHIPS WITH ASSOCIATES

   10.4A.1.Definitions  
   10.4A.2.Relevant interests  
   10.4A.3.References to the Corporations Act  
   10.4A.4.Change in situation of gambling industry participants, associates etc.  
   10.4A.5.Notification of Commission of persons who are likely to become associates  
   10.4A.6.Notification of Commission of persons who have become associates  
   10.4A.7.Prior Commission approval required before certain persons become associates  
   10.4A.8.Termination of association  
   10.4A.9.Written warnings and undertakings in relation to conduct of associates  
   10.4A.10.Disposal, forfeiture etc. of shares  
   10.4A.11.Sale of forfeited shares  
   10.4A.12.Investigation of associates and others  
   10.4A.13.Provision of information to Commission  
   10.4A.14.Reports to Minister  

   PART 5--COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT

   10.5.4. Police may perform functions of inspectors  
   10.5.5. Responsibilities of inspectors while on duty  
   10.5.7. Functions of inspectors  
   10.5.8. Right of entry  
   10.5.9. Powers of inspectors  
   10.5.10.Power to require names and addresses  
   10.5.11.Inspector to investigate complaints  
   10.5.12.Search warrants  
   10.5.13.Announcement before entry  
   10.5.14.Copy of warrant to be given to occupier or person in charge of vehicle  
   10.5.14A.Search and seizure powers under section 2.6.2 not affected  
   10.5.15.Offences relating to obstruction of inspectors  
   10.5.16.False or misleading information  
   10.5.17.Impersonation of inspectors or commissioners  
   10.5.18.Bribery of authorised person  
   10.5.19.Protection against self-incrimination  
   10.5.20.Power to serve a notice  
   10.5.21.Prescribed infringement penalty  
   10.5.27.Proof of prior convictions  
   10.5.28.Forfeiture  
   10.5.29.Seizure and forfeiture of equipment  
   10.5.30.Offences by bodies  
   10.5.31.Proceedings  
   10.5.32.Evidence  

   PART 6--SELF EXCLUSION PROGRAMS ANDRESPONSIBLE GAMBLING CODES OF CONDUCT

   10.6.1. Ministerial directions as to requirements of self‑exclusion programs  
   10.6.2. Self-exclusion program additional requirements  
   10.6.3. Approval of self-exclusion program  
   10.6.4. Obligation on venue operators if requirements in respect of self-exclusion program change  
   10.6.4A.Venue operator may apply to Commission to approve amended self-exclusion program  
   10.6.5. Definition  
   10.6.6. Ministerial directions as to requirements of Responsible Gambling Codes of Conduct  
   10.6.7. Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct additional requirements  
   10.6.8. Approval of Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct  
   10.6.9. Obligation on relevant persons if requirements in respect of Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct change  
   10.6.9A.Relevant person may apply to Commission to approve amended Code of Conduct  
   10.6.10.Reports to Minister  

   PART 7--MINORS

   10.7.1. Definitions  
   10.7.2. Application of Part  
   10.7.3. Offences in respect of allowing a minor to gamble  
   10.7.4. Offence to assist minor to gamble  
   10.7.5. Offence by minor to gamble  
   10.7.6. Offences in respect of minors in a gaming machine area or casino  
   10.7.7. Offence by minor to enter gaming machine area or casino  
   10.7.8. Offence by minor using false evidence of age  
   10.7.9. Notices to be displayed  
   10.7.10.Supervision of vending machines  
   10.7.11.No offence if gambling employee a minor  
   10.7.12.Defences  
   10.7.13.Proof of age may be required  

   PART 1--ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

   11.1.1. Service of documents on Commission  
   11.1.2. Service of documents on other persons  
   11.1.3. Records not kept in writing  
   11.1.4. Sufficient compliance with approved forms  
   11.1.5. Destruction of finger prints and palm prints  
   11.1.6. Refund of fees  
   11.1.7. Supreme Court—limitation of jurisdiction  
   11.1.8. No entitlement to or legitimate expectation of licence  

   PART 2--REGULATIONS

   11.2.1. Regulations  

   PART 2--TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

   12.2.1. Transitional provisions  

   PART 3--TATTERSALL'S

   12.3.1. Definition  
   12.3.2. Transfer of Trustees' gaming operator's licence  
   12.3.3. Transfer of Trustees' public lottery licence  
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