182 Review of agreements

(1)

The holder of a casino licence must, if directed by the Secretary to do so, provide to the Secretary, within the time stipulated by the Secretary, the information that the Secretary thinks fit with respect to any lease, contract, agreement, or arrangement (in this section and sections 183 and 184 referred to as the agreement), written or unwritten, with any other person relating to the casino.

(2)

Without limiting subsection (1), the Secretary may require the following information:

(a)

the names of persons entering into the agreement:

(b)

the description of any property, good, or other thing or service provided or to be provided:

(c)

the value, type, or nature of any consideration:

(d)

the operative period of the agreement.

(3)

The holder of a casino licence must, if directed by the Secretary to do so, provide to the Secretary, within the time that may be stipulated by him or her, a copy of the agreement if it is in writing.

(4)

If, upon a review of any information or document provided under this section, the Secretary is satisfied that the continuance of the agreement jeopardises the integrity of gambling at the casino, he or she must, without delay, issue to the licensee who is the party to the agreement a notice requiring the licensee to demonstrate why the agreement should not be terminated.

(5)

The notice must—

(a)

state the grounds for the notice; and

(b)

stipulate a date that is not earlier than 20 working days after the issue of the notice, on or before which the licensee is required to respond under subsection (4).

(6)

If the Secretary issues a notice, he or she must, at the same time, provide a copy to the other party to the agreement.

Compare: 1990 No 62 s 74(1)–(6)