Class 1 gambling

22 Meaning of class 1 gambling

In this Act, class 1 gambling is gambling that satisfies the following criteria:

(a)

either—

(i)

the turnover of the gambling plus interest or other investment return on those proceeds less any actual, reasonable, and necessary costs incurred in conducting the gambling is applied to reward the winners of the gambling if the gambling is conducted by a person other than a society; or

(ii)

the net proceeds from the gambling are applied or distributed to authorised purposes if the gambling is conducted by a society; and

(b)

the total value of prizes offered or awarded to the winners of the gambling activity, or to the winners in 1 session (if the gambling is conducted in sessions of more than 1 game), does not exceed $500; and

(c)

the potential turnover involved in the gambling activity, or in 1 session of gambling (if the gambling is conducted in sessions of more than 1 game), does not exceed $500; and

(d)

if the gambling is conducted in sessions of more than 1 game, a society conducts no more than 1 session per day; and

(da)

there are game rules for the gambling; and

(e)

the gambling, and the conduct of the gambling, satisfies relevant regulations and game rules; and

(f)

the gambling does not utilise or involve a gaming machine, directly or indirectly; and

(g)

no commission is offered or paid to, or received by, a person for conducting the gambling; and

(h)

no remuneration is offered or paid to, or received by, a person for conducting the gambling, except a caller of housie or an authorised representative of a society if the gambling is conducted by a society; and

(i)

the Secretary has not categorised the gambling as another class of gambling.

Section 22(a)(i): amended, on 15 December 2005, by section 4 of the Gambling Amendment Act (No 2) 2005 (2005 No 104).

Section 22(da): inserted, on 3 March 2015, by section 13(1) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 22(e): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 13(2) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).