117 Secretary may investigate and audit licensees, grant recipients, management services providers, and businesses at class 4 venues

(1)

The Secretary may, to the extent that is necessary to determine compliance with this Act, investigate and audit the generation, application, and distribution of the proceeds from class 4 gambling, which may include—

(a)

an investigation and audit of the holder of a class 4 operator’s licence or a class 4 venue licence:

(b)

an investigation and audit of a grant recipient:

(ba)

an investigation and audit of a management services provider:

(c)

an investigation and audit of a business operating at a class 4 venue.

(2)

The persons referred to in subsection (1) must provide any information required by the Secretary for the purpose of carrying out an investigation or audit under that subsection.

(3)

The Secretary may publish, or require the corporate society to publish, in the form that the Secretary considers appropriate—

(a)

the results of the investigation and audit:

(b)

a summary of the results of the investigation and audit with details of where to obtain the full results.

(4)

The Secretary may recover the costs of investigating or auditing from the holder of class 4 operators’ licences in accordance with regulations made under section 370.

(5)

A person who fails to comply with this section commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000.

Section 117 heading: amended, on 21 October 2015, by section 26(1) of the Gambling Amendment Act (No 2) 2015 (2015 No 90).

Section 117(1): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 72 of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 117(1)(ba): inserted, on 21 October 2015, by section 26(2) of the Gambling Amendment Act (No 2) 2015 (2015 No 90).

Section 117(5): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).