Racing (Harm Prevention and Minimisation) Regulations 2004

Reprint as at 1 July 2019

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Racing (Harm Prevention and Minimisation) Regulations 2004

(SR 2004/291)

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 30th day of August 2004

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.

Pursuant to section 65F of the Racing Act 2003, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Racing (Harm Prevention and Minimisation) Regulations 2004.

2 Commencement

(1)

Regulations 4 and 5 come into force on 1 April 2005.

(2)

Regulation 6 comes into force on 1 October 2005.

(3)

The rest of these regulations come into force on 1 October 2004.

3 Interpretation

(1)

In these regulations, Act means the Racing Act 2003.

(2)

In these regulations, a term that is defined in the Act and used, but not defined, in these regulations has the same meaning as in the Act.

4 Restriction on automatic teller machines

The Agency must ensure that there are no automatic teller machines available at an Agency venue.

Regulation 4: amended, on 1 July 2019, by section 25(2) of the Racing Reform Act 2019 (2019 No 32).

5 Requirement to provide information about problem gambling

The Agency must, at each Agency venue, display signage that is clearly visible to players that—

(a)

encourages players to gamble only at levels they can afford; and

(b)

contains advice about how to seek assistance for problem gambling.

Regulation 5: amended, on 1 July 2019, by section 25(2) of the Racing Reform Act 2019 (2019 No 32).

6 Requirement to provide problem gambling awareness training

(1)

The Agency must provide problem gambling awareness training to each employee who is involved in supervising racing betting or sports betting at an Agency venue.

(2)

As a minimum, the training referred to in subclause (1) must enable the employee to whom the training has been provided to—

(a)

approach a player that the employee has reasonable grounds to believe may be experiencing difficulties related to gambling:

(b)

provide information to a player about the characteristics of problem gambling (including recognised signs of problem gambling):

(c)

provide information to a player about the potential risks and consequences of problem gambling:

(d)

provide information to a player about how to access problem gambling services:

(e)

remind a player that the Agency may refuse to accept a bet under section 65 of the Act.

Regulation 6(1): amended, on 1 July 2019, by section 25(2) of the Racing Reform Act 2019 (2019 No 32).

Regulation 6(2)(e): amended, on 1 July 2019, by section 25(2) of the Racing Reform Act 2019 (2019 No 32).

Diane Morcom,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 2 September 2004.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Racing (Harm Prevention and Minimisation) Regulations 2004 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Racing Reform Act 2019 (2019 No 32): section 25(2)