310 Exclusion order must be issued to self-identified problem gambler

(1)

A venue manager or the holder of a casino operator’s licence, or a person acting on behalf of either of those persons, must, promptly after being requested, issue an exclusion order to a 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 if the person—

(a)

has identified himself or herself to the venue manager or the holder of a casino operator’s licence, or a person acting on behalf of either of those persons, as being a problem gambler; and

(b)

has requested that the venue manager or the holder of a casino operator’s licence, or a person acting on behalf of either of those persons, prohibit the person from entering the gambling area of the venue concerned.

(1A)

A venue manager or the holder of a casino operator’s licence, or a person acting on behalf of either of those persons, may refuse to issue an exclusion order under subsection (1) if—

(a)

the person requesting the order fails or refuses to comply with a request to—

(i)

provide the person’s name and date of birth; and

(ii)

either provide a recent photograph of the person or consent to a photograph of him or her being taken; or

(b)

the quality of the photograph referred to in paragraph (a)(ii) is such that the person cannot be readily identified.

(2)

A venue manager or the holder of a casino operator’s licence, or a person acting on behalf of either of those persons, may require a person to whom an exclusion order 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 310(1)(a): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 101(1) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 310(1)(b): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 101(1) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 310(1)(b): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 101(2) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 310(1A): inserted, on 3 March 2015, by section 101(3) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 310(2): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 101(4) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).