This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order brings the Racing Act 2003 (the Act) into force on 1 August 2003.
The Act replaces the Racing Act 1971. The purpose of the Act is to—
•provide effective governance arrangements for the racing industry; and
•facilitate betting on galloping, harness, and greyhound races, and other sporting events; and
•promote the long-term viability of New Zealand racing.