15 Providing credit for gambling prohibited

(1)

A person conducting gambling must not offer or provide credit if the person knows or ought to know that the credit is intended to be used for gambling.

(2)

Every person who commits an offence against subsection (1) is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000.

(3)

Subsection (1) does not apply to credit offered or provided by the holder of a casino operator’s licence to a person in circumstances that have been approved by—

(a)

the Authority under section 66 of the Casino Control Act 1990; or

(b)

the Gambling Commission under subsection (4).

(4)

The Gambling Commission may approve circumstances in which an offer or provision of credit may be made by the holder of a casino operator’s licence to a person.

Section 15(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).