Hon Trevor Mallard, in Committee, to move the following amendments:
New clauses 20 to 25
After clause 19 (after line 14 on page 8), insert:
20 Section 4 amended (Interpretation)
In section 4(1)(b), definition of authorised purpose, replace
“paragraph (a)(i) to (iii)” with
“paragraph (a)(i) and (ii)”.
21 Section 53 amended (Content and conditions of class 4 operator's licence)
(1) In section 53(1), after paragraph (c), insert:
“(ca) a condition that at least 80% of all funds derived from gambling under the licence must be distributed for purposes that are located in the same territorial authority district or, where such electoral subdivisions exist, in the smallest of the local council ward, local board subdivision, or community board area; and”
(2) In section 53(2), after paragraph (f), insert:
22 Section 98 amended (When territorial authority consent is required)
(1) In section 98, replace paragraph (c) with;
(2) In section 98 insert as subsection (2):
“(2) If a territorial authority adopts a class 4 gambling venue policy under section 101(3)(c)that prohibits or reduces the number of venues in a district or area, and applies the prohibition or reduction in numbers to venues operating before this Act came into force, the licences for those class 4 venues expire 1 year after the date the policy enters into force.
23 Section 101 amended (Territorial authority must adopt class 4 venue policy)
(1) Replace section 101(2) with;
“(2) In adopting a policy, the territorial authority must, in respect of the territorial authority district, have regard to;
(2) After section 101(3)(b) insert
“;” and also insert:
24 Section 106 amended (Corporate society must apply or distribute net proceeds from class 4 gambling to or for authorised purpose)
(1) After section 106(1) insert:
“(1A) A corporate society must apply at least 80% of such net proceeds to societies or for purposes located in the same territorial authority district or, where such electoral subdivisions exist, to the smallest of the local council ward, local board subdivision, or community board area, as that in which the class 4 venue from which the proceeds originated is located.”
(2) In section 106(2), replace
“subsection (1)” with
“subsections (1) and (1A)”.
25 New sections 110A and 110B
After section 110, insert:
“110A Corporate societies to cease to distribute proceeds from class 4 gambling
Any corporate society whose principal purpose or activity is to distribute proceeds from class 4 gambling must cease to distribute proceeds from class 4 gambling and must have distributed all its proceeds from class 4 gambling by 1 November 2013.
“110B Corporate societies to be succeeded by council and local board committees
“(1) A territorial authority is responsible for the distribution of proceeds from class 4 gambling venues located in its district from 1 November 2013.
“(2) A territorial authority must consult the community, iwi, and community organisations about suitable members of the council or local board committee that must be responsible for the distribution of such proceeds for community purposes.
“(3) The council committee responsible for the distribution of such proceeds must have a majority of its members who–
“(4) The Auckland Council must ensure that at least 80% of the proceeds from class 4 gambling are distributed by committees of the local boards from whose area the class 4 gambling proceeds originated, and such local board committees must have a majority of members who—