57 Amending class 4 operator’s licence

(1)

A corporate society must apply to the Secretary to amend its class 4 operator’s licence if the corporate society proposes to—

(a)

change the authorised purpose to or for which net proceeds from the class 4 gambling will be applied or distributed; or

(b)

change its problem gambling policies; or

(c)

change its methods, systems, or policies for the consideration of applications for the distribution of net proceeds from the class 4 gambling; or

(d)

add a new key person; or

(e)

make any other change that impacts on its ability to comply with this Act or the licence.

(2)

An application must be on the relevant standard form and be accompanied by—

(a)

any items listed in section 50 that the Secretary requests in order to consider the application and effect the amendment; and

(b)

if applicable, any items necessary to effect an application for a class 4 venue licence.

(3)

The Secretary may return an incomplete application, and the accompanying documents and any fee, to an applicant.

(4)

Sections 51 and 52 apply to an application for amendment as if it were an application for a class 4 operator’s licence.

(5)

The Secretary must refuse to amend a class 4 operator’s licence if—

(a)

any investigations carried out by the Secretary cause the Secretary not to be satisfied about any of the matters specified in section 52; or

(b)

the Secretary is not satisfied that the applicant complies with section 53A; or

(c)

the Secretary is not satisfied that the applicant will comply with all relevant requirements of this Act, including the obligations set out in section 53A, minimum standards, game rules, Gazette notices, and licence conditions.

Section 57(5): replaced, on 3 March 2015, by section 33 of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).