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VICTORIAN COMMISSION FOR GAMBLING AND LIQUOR REGULATION ACT 2011 - SECT 9

Functions of the Commission

    (1)     The functions of the Commission are—

        (a)     to perform the regulatory, investigative and disciplinary functions conferred on the Commission by or under this Act, the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 , the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 , the Casino Control Act 1991 , the Racing Act 1958 or any other Act;

        (b)     to undertake licensing, approval, authorisation and registration activities under gambling legislation, liquor legislation or any other Act;

        (c)     to promote and monitor compliance with gambling legislation and liquor legislation;

        (d)     to detect and respond to contraventions of gambling legislation and liquor legislation;

        (e)     to advise the Minister in relation to the Commission's functions under gambling legislation, liquor legislation and the Racing Act 1958 ;

        (f)     to advise the Minister on the operation of gambling legislation and liquor legislation;

        (g)     to ensure Government policy in relation to gambling and liquor is implemented;

        (h)     to inform and educate the public about the Commission's regulatory practices and requirements.

    (2)     The Commission also has the function of informing itself, in the manner it sees fit, as to its functions and the operation of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 , the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 , the Casino Control Act 1991 and the Racing Act 1958 .

    (3)     The Commission must, when performing functions or duties or exercising its powers under the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 , the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 , the Casino Control Act 1991 , the Racing Act 1958 or any other Act, have regard to the objects of the Act conferring functions on the Commission.

    (4)     The Commission must, when performing functions or duties or exercising its powers under gambling legislation or liquor legislation, have regard to any decision-making guidelines issued by the Minister under section 5.



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