377 Decisions during transitional period

(1)

This section applies to applications made under the previous gaming Acts to the Minister, the Secretary, the Casino Control Authority, or a court.

(2)

An application that is decided in the period from the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent until the date of repeal of the previous gaming Acts must be based on both the previous gaming Acts and any relevant parts of this Act currently in force.

(3)

An application that is received but not decided before the repeal of the previous gaming Acts (except an application concerning class 4 gambling) must be based solely on this Act.

(4)

An application concerning class 4 gambling that is decided in the period from the date of repeal of the previous gaming Acts and until the date on which all of subpart 4 of Part 2 of this Act comes into force must be based on the previous gaming Acts and the relevant parts of this Act then in force.

(5)

An application concerning class 4 gambling that is not decided before all of subpart 4 of Part 2 comes into force must be decided solely on the basis of this Act.

(6)

For the purposes of subsections (2) and (4), if there is any inconsistency between the provisions of this Act and any provisions of the previous gaming Acts, this Act prevails.