21 Secretary may categorise gambling

(1)

The Secretary may, by notice in the Gazette, categorise any game, or category or class of game, or form of gambling, as being included in or excluded from a class of gambling if the Secretary considers that—

(a)

the categorisation contributes to achieving the purpose of this Act; and

(b)

the level of risk associated with the game, or category or class of game, or form of gambling justifies the categorisation.

(2)

A notice given under subsection (1) is a disallowable instrument, but not a legislative instrument, for the purposes of the Legislation Act 2012 and must be presented to the House of Representatives under section 41 of that Act.

Section 21(1): replaced, on 3 March 2015, by section 12 of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 21(2): replaced, on 5 August 2013, by section 77(3) of the Legislation Act 2012 (2012 No 119).