309 Exclusion order may be issued to problem gambler identified under section 308

(1)

The venue manager or the holder of a casino operator’s licence, or a person acting on behalf of either of those persons, must, after identifying a person under section 308(4) who he, she, or it has reasonable grounds to believe is a problem gambler, approach the person and offer information or advice to the person about problem gambling.

(2)

The information or advice offered under subsection (1) must include a description of—

(a)

the self-exclusion procedure available under section 310; and

(b)

any procedures prescribed by regulations made under section 316.

(3)

A venue manager or the holder of a casino operator’s licence, or a person acting on behalf of either of those persons, may, after offering advice or information to a person under subsection (1), issue an exclusion order to the person that prohibits the person from entering the gambling area of the class 4 venue or casino venue (as the case may be) for a period of up to 2 years.

(4)

If an exclusion order is issued under this section, the venue manager or holder of the casino operator’s licence, or a person acting on behalf of either of those persons, may require the person to whom it is issued, as a condition of re-entry, to participate, during the period of exclusion, in a procedure prescribed by regulations made under section 316(1)(e).

Section 309(1): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 99(1) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 309(3): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 99(2) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 309(4): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 99(2) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).