Class 2 gambling

24 Meaning of class 2 gambling

(1)

In this Act, class 2 gambling is gambling that satisfies the following criteria and the requirements specified in section 25:

(a)

the net proceeds from the gambling are applied or distributed to authorised purposes; 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 $5,000; 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 $25,000; and

(d)

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

(i)

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

(2)

To avoid doubt, class 2 gambling is gambling that is not class 1 gambling.

Section 24(1)(b): amended, on 15 December 2005, by section 5(1) of the Gambling Amendment Act (No 2) 2005 (2005 No 104).

Section 24(1)(c): amended, on 15 December 2005, by section 5(1) of the Gambling Amendment Act (No 2) 2005 (2005 No 104).

Section 24(1)(da): inserted, on 3 March 2015, by section 14(1) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 24(1)(e): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 14(2) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 24(2): added, on 15 December 2005, by section 5(2) of the Gambling Amendment Act (No 2) 2005 (2005 No 104).