Operation of casinos

172 Restricted hours of operation


A holder of a casino licence must not conduct casino gambling on Christmas Day, Good Friday, or on Anzac Day between the hours of 3 am and 1 pm.


A holder of a casino licence who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000.


The Governor-General may, by Order in Council, make regulations prescribing the days on, and the hours during, which a licensed casino may conduct casino gambling and the activities that may be undertaken.


Regulations made under subsection (3) must not override subsection (1) but may impose restrictions that are additional to the restrictions in that subsection.

Compare: 1990 No 62 s 61

Section 172(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).