228 Department must service Gambling Commission

(1)

The Secretary must arrange the administrative services necessary for the Gambling Commission to perform its functions.

(2)

The Secretary must ensure that staff allocated to perform administrative services for the Gambling Commission are separated, physically and operationally, from other staff responsible for policy, licensing, and compliance concerning gambling.

(3)

If the Gambling Commission requires a service from the Secretary that is not prescribed by this Act, the Chief Gambling Commissioner must report the requirement to the Minister.

(4)

After consultation with the Secretary, the Minister may agree to the Secretary providing the services required by the Gambling Commission.

(5)

The Secretary must report annually on the Department’s servicing of the Gambling Commission in the Department’s annual report.

(6)

Information held by the Gambling Commission is to be treated as information of the Department.