70 Content and conditions of class 4 venue licence

(1)

A class 4 venue licence must include the following information and conditions:

(a)

the name of the corporate society that holds the licence; and

(b)

the commencement date and expiry date of the licence; and

(c)

the authorised purpose of the corporate society; and

(ca)

the name of the class 4 venue; and

(d)

the name of the venue operator; and

(e)

the name of the venue manager; and

(f)

a description of the class 4 venue and its location; and

(g)

conditions about the class 4 gambling that may be conducted at the venue, including the number of gaming machines that may be operated; and

(h)

details of the gambling equipment that may be operated at the venue; and

(i)

conditions to prevent class 4 gambling being conducted at the venue unless the primary activity of the venue is offered and available at that time; and

(j)

any other conditions added by the Secretary.

(1A)

The Secretary may specify any expiry date for a class 4 venue licence that is not more than 3 years after the commencement date of that licence.

(2)

The conditions that the Secretary may add to a class 4 venue licence include—

(a)

conditions to ensure that both the venue operator and the venue manager can supervise effectively—

(i)

the class 4 gambling at the venue; and

(ii)

the venue personnel:

(b)

conditions to minimise the possibility of persons under 18 years old gaining access to class 4 gambling at the class 4 venue:

(c)

conditions concerning the banking of money from the gambling:

(d)

conditions regarding the application or distribution of net proceeds from the class 4 gambling to or for authorised purposes:

(e)

if the corporate society accepts applications for the distribution of net proceeds from gambling, conditions about the process for making, and the provision of information about how to make, an application:

(f)

conditions regarding the display of the class 4 venue licence at the venue:

(fa)

conditions to minimise the possibility of problem gambling at the venue:

(g)

conditions encouraging responsible gambling at the venue:

(h)

conditions specifying areas within a class 4 venue as the only areas permitted for conducting class 4 gambling:

(i)

any other conditions consistent with this Act that the Secretary considers will promote or ensure compliance with this Act.

(3)

The Secretary may—

(a)

amend or revoke a condition of a class 4 venue licence; or

(b)

add new conditions to a class 4 venue licence.

(4)

If the Secretary decides to amend or revoke a condition or add a new condition to a class 4 venue licence, the Secretary must notify the corporate society or the parties to the venue agreement, and the venue manager, of—

(a)

the right to appeal the decision; and

(b)

the process to be followed for an appeal under section 77.

(5)

Despite subsection (1)(b), a class 4 venue licence expires on the date that a class 4 operator’s licence held by the corporate society that holds the class 4 venue licence is surrendered, expires, or is cancelled.

(6)

For the purposes of subsection (1)(i), if the class 4 venue is a racecourse, the primary activity of the venue must be treated as including the provision of sports, recreation, entertainment, and convention facilities.

Section 70(1): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 41(1) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 70(1)(b): amended, on 21 October 2015, by section 17(1) of the Gambling Amendment Act (No 2) 2015 (2015 No 90).

Section 70(1)(ca): inserted, on 3 March 2015, by section 41(2) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 70(1A): inserted, on 21 October 2015, by section 17(2) of the Gambling Amendment Act (No 2) 2015 (2015 No 90).

Section 70(2)(a): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 41(3) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 70(2)(c): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 41(4) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 70(2)(fa): inserted, on 3 March 2015, by section 41(5) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 70(2)(g): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 41(6) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).