Supplementary Order Paper No 290

No 290

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Gambling (Gambling Harm Reduction) Amendment Bill


Proposed amendments

Carol Beaumont, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 13

In clause 13, new section 97(A)(2)(b)(line 8 on page 6), replace is the same as the maximum number of with shall be no more than the percentage specified in the territorial authority’s relocation policy.

Clause 16

In clause 16, new section 101(3)(c) (line 2 on page 7), replace may include a relocation policy with must include a relocation policy.

In clause 16, new section 101(5) (line 8 on page 7), after applies). insert A relocation policy must specify the maximum percentage of gaming machines permitted to operate at the new venue and must be no more than 100% of the gaming machines that were permitted to operate at the old venue immediately before the licence relating to the old venue is cancelled.


Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Gambling (Gambling Harm Reduction) Amendment Bill to provide that, if a class 4 venue licence is to be transferred, the maximum number of gaming machines permitted to operate at the new venue at the time when the new class 4 venue licence takes effect shall be no more than the percentage specified in the territorial authority’s relocation policy.

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Gambling (Gambling Harm Reduction) Amendment Bill to provide that a territorial authority’s class 4 venue policy must include a relocation policy. A relocation policy must specify the maximum percentage of gaming machines permitted to operate at the new venue and that this percentage must be no more than 100% of the gaming machines that were permitted to operate at the old venue immediately before the licence relating to the old venue is cancelled be no more than 100%.