This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which (except for regulations 4 to 6) come into force on 1 October 2004, prescribe matters relating to harm prevention and minimisation under the Racing Act 2003.
Regulation 4 provides that, on and from 1 April 2005, the New Zealand Racing Board (the Board) must ensure that no automatic teller machines are available at Board venues.
Regulation 5 provides that, on and from 1 April 2005, the Board must display signage at each Board venue that encourages players to gamble only at levels they can afford and contains advice about how to seek assistance for problem gambling.
Regulation 6 provides that, on and from 1 October 2005, the Board must provide problem gambling awareness training to each employee who is involved in supervising racing betting or sports betting at a Board venue.