370 Regulations relating to fees

(1)

The Governor-General may, by Order in Council, make regulations prescribing the fees or charges payable to enable the recovery of the direct and indirect costs of the Secretary, the Gambling Commission, or the Police in—

(a)

publicising and informing people about this Act:

(b)

administering this Act:

(c)

enforcing and monitoring compliance with this Act:

(d)

doing anything else authorised or required by this Act.

(2)

Examples of the costs that may be recovered include—

(a)

the cost of processing applications:

(b)

the costs of issuing licences or certificates:

(c)

the cost of funding the gambling inspectorate:

(d)

the costs of providing, operating, and maintaining systems, databases, or other processes in connection with the administration of this Act:

(e)

the costs of services provided by third parties (for example, credit checking agencies).

(3)

Regulations made under subsection (1) may specify—

(a)

the matters in respect of which fees or charges are payable:

(b)

the amounts of fees or charges or the method or rates by which they are to be assessed:

(c)

the person or classes of person liable for payment of the fees or charges:

(d)

gambling equipment or classes of gambling equipment or particular games or classes of game to which the fees or charges apply:

(e)

the circumstances in which penalty for default in payment is payable or the payment of the whole or a part of those fees or charges may be remitted or waived:

(f)

the manner in which the fees or charges are to be paid.