319 Regulations relating to problem gambling levy

(1)

The Governor-General may, by Order in Council made on the recommendation of the responsible Ministers after they have considered the report submitted to them by the Gambling Commission under section 318(5), make regulations requiring gambling operators to pay a levy to the Crown.

(2)

The purpose of the levy is to recover the cost of developing, managing, and delivering the integrated problem gambling strategy.

(3)

The regulations may impose the levy on a gambling operator, or classes of gambling operator, in a specified sector of gambling or specified sectors of gambling and may prescribe the following:

(a)

the sectors whose gambling operators must pay the levy:

(b)

the gambling operator or class of gambling operator that must pay the levy:

(c)

the levy rate for each gambling operator or each class of gambling operator or each gambling sector:

(d)

the period for which the levy is payable or may be collected:

(e)

the time by which a levy must be paid, and a penalty for late payment:

(f)

the value of items W1 and W2 in the formula in section 320:

(g)

any other matters necessary or desirable to calculate, administer, collect, and enforce the levy.

(4)

[Repealed]

(5)

[Repealed]

Section 319(4): repealed, on 1 January 2016, by section 14 of the Legislation (Confirmable Instruments) Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 120).

Section 319(5): repealed, on 1 January 2016, by section 14 of the Legislation (Confirmable Instruments) Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 120).