121 Casino branding

(1)

Only the following persons may use in their branding the word casino, or any other word or get-up, in a way that conveys the impression that a place is a casino and accessible to the public:

(a)

the holder of a casino licence that is not suspended:

(b)

a person granted temporary authority to operate a casino under section 187:

(c)

a person referred to in subsection (2) for the time specified in subsection (3).

(2)

Subsection (3) applies to persons (other than persons referred to in subsection (1)(a) and (b)) who, at the time this section commences, use in their branding the word casino, or any other word or get-up, in a way that conveys the impression that a place is a casino and accessible to the public.

(3)

Persons referred to in subsection (2) must cease using the word or get-up referred to in subsection (2) 18 months after the commencement of this section.

(4)

This section does not override other laws affecting branding and use of words and get-up.

(5)

A person who contravenes subsection (1) or subsection (3) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000.

Section 121(5): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).