Gambling Amendment Act 2005

Gambling Amendment Act 2005

Public Act2005 No 35
Date of assent20 April 2005

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Gambling Amendment Act 2005.

    (2) In this Act, the Gambling Act 2003 is called the principal Act.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Interpretation
  • Section 4(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing paragraph (b)(iv) of the definition of key person, and substituting the following subparagraphs:

    • (iv) a person who is a director, chief executive, or senior manager of a venue operator:

    • (iva) any other person whom the Secretary reasonably believes to have a significant interest in the management, ownership, or operation of a venue operator, except for the following persons holding office, elected, or appointed under the Sale of Liquor Act 1989:

      • (A) a member of a licensing trust elected in accordance with sections 191 to 194 of that Act or appointed under section 195 of that Act; or

      • (B) a trustee of a community trust holding office under section 219Q of that Act or elected in accordance with section 219R of that Act or appointed under section 219U of that Act.

Legislative history

30 November 2004Introduction (Bill 235-1)
14 December 2004First reading and referral to Government Administration Committee
21 February 2005Reported from Government Administration Committee (Bill 235-2)
12 April 2005Second reading, committee of the whole House, third reading