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VICTORIAN COMMISSION FOR GAMBLING AND LIQUOR REGULATION ACT 2011 - SECT 40

Appointment

    (1)     The Chairperson may, by instrument, appoint as a gambling and liquor inspector for the purposes of this Act, gambling legislation, liquor legislation or the Racing Act 1958 a person employed under Part 3 of the Public Administration Act 2004 who, in the Chairperson's opinion—

        (a)     is competent to perform the functions of an inspector; and

        (b)     is of good reputation, having regard to character, honesty and integrity.

    (2)     Unless the Chairperson considers that there are special circumstances, the Chairperson cannot appoint as a gambling and liquor inspector a person who is, or at any time in the previous 2 years has been—

        (a)     the subject of—

              (i)     a disqualification determination under section 93D of the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 ; or

              (ii)     an order made by VCAT under section 92 of the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this section, that disqualifies the person from holding a liquor authorisation or taking part in the management of licensed premises or being employed by a person who holds a liquor authorisation; or

        (b)     employed by, or significantly associated with—

              (i)     a key operative; or

              (ii)     a bookmaker; or

              (iii)     a commercial raffle organiser; or

              (iv)     the holder of an on-course wagering permit.

    (3)     Unless the Chairperson considers that there are special circumstances, the Chairperson cannot appoint as a gambling and liquor inspector a person who is, or at any time during the previous 2 years has been, entitled to 2% or more of the voting shares in the holder of the gaming licence and the wagering licence or a former holder.



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