316 Regulations relating to exclusion of problem gamblers

(1)

The Governor-General may, by Order in Council, make regulations—

(a)

prescribing 1 or more procedures to enable a venue manager, the holder of a class 4 operator’s licence or the holder of a casino operator’s licence, or a person acting on behalf of any of those persons, to identify problem gamblers (including the sources of information that must or may be considered or sought to assist in identifying problem gamblers):

(b)

prescribing procedures for prohibiting identified problem gamblers from entering the gambling area of a class 4 venue or casino venue:

(c)

prescribing procedures for removing a person who a venue manager or the holder of a casino operator’s licence has reasonable grounds to believe is a problem gambler:

(d)

ensuring that access to the gambling area of class 4 venues and casino venues by identified problem gamblers is restricted:

(e)

prescribing 1 or more procedures that must be completed by a problem gambler as a condition of re-entry to the gambling area of a class 4 venue or casino venue.

(2)

Regulations made under subsection (1) may

(a)

specify the grounds on which a person may be identified as a problem gambler:

(b)

set out the steps to be taken to identify a person as a problem gambler:

(c)

prescribe the persons (including the qualifications of those persons) who are authorised to perform specific functions in relation to identifying and excluding problem gamblers:

(d)

set out the rights, including the rights of appeal against specified decisions, of a person who is subject to the procedure.

Section 316(1)(a): replaced, on 3 March 2015, by section 105(1) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 316(2): amended, on 3 March 2015, by section 105(2) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).