365 Information gathering

(1)

The Secretary may require information from the following persons for research, and policy analysis and development, associated with the purposes of this Act:

(a)

holders of class 3 operators’ licences, class 4 operators’ licences, class 4 venue licences, casino licences, licensed promoters’ licences, and certificates of approval; and

(b)

any other person who conducts gambling authorised by this Act or the Racing Act 2003.

(2)

The Secretary may require the information necessary to calculate, administer, and collect levies and fees under this Act from the following persons:

(a)

holders of venue licences and operators’ licences; and

(b)

any other person who conducts gambling authorised by this Act or the Racing Act 2003.

(3)

A person who is required by the Secretary to provide information under subsection (1) or subsection (2) must provide that information within 10 working days, or any longer time frame that the Secretary may allow.

(4)

For the purposes of this section, the Secretary—

(a)

may specify the types of information that may be required under subsection (1) or (2); and

(b)

may specify the manner and form in which that information must be collected and provided to the Secretary; and

(c)

may require that information to be provided regularly, at specified intervals or in respect of specified periods; and

(d)

must make any statistical information collated by the Secretary from that information available on the Department’s Internet site, or in another electronic form that is easily accessible to the public, within a reasonable time after that information is collated.

Section 365(4): inserted, on 3 March 2015, by section 119 of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).