327 Secretary may prescribe minimum standards

(1)

The Secretary may prescribe minimum standards for the design, manufacture, and performance of any particular gambling equipment or class of gambling equipment and may at any time amend or revoke any minimum standard.

(2)

Minimum standards may, without limitation, include requirements that gambling equipment—

(a)

has features designed to reduce the likelihood of problem gambling or other harm arising from its use:

(b)

is capable of being monitored and controlled electronically.

(3)

Minimum standards may incorporate, by reference, all or part of a principle, statement, standard, specification, or requirement that is published by, or on behalf of, any body or person in any country.

(4)

If a principle, statement, standard, specification, or requirement that is incorporated by reference into a minimum standard is amended, the amendment does not become part of the minimum standard until it is notified, by the Secretary, in the Gazette.

(5)

Minimum standards prescribed by the Secretary under this section are a disallowable instrument, but not a legislative instrument, for the purposes of the Legislation Act 2012 and must be presented to the House of Representatives under section 41 of that Act.

Section 327(5): replaced, on 5 August 2013, by section 77(3) of the Legislation Act 2012 (2012 No 119).