Supplementary Order Paper No 297

New clause 20

After clause 19 (after line 14 on page 8), insert:

20 Section 314 amended (Regulations relating to gaming machines in class 4 venue)
  • In section 314, replace subsection (1) with:

    • (1) The Governor-General must, by Order in Council made on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations for the following purposes:

      • (a) prescribing and reducing annually the maximum number of gaming machines that may be operated in New Zealand and in any area within New Zealand:

      • (b) prescribing policies, procedures, or systems for considering class 4 operator licence applications for the maximum limits set under paragraph (a):

      • (c) prescribing any transitional and savings provisions for the maximum limits set under paragraph (a):

      • (d) prescribing the maximum stake that may be placed on a single play of a gaming machine:

      • (e) prescribing the maximum prize that may be won from a single play of a gaming machine:

      • (f) prescribing the minimum or maximum payout ratio or average rate of return to a player:

      • (g) prescribing requirements relating to the electronic monitoring of gaming machines:

      • (h) providing for any other matters that are contemplated by, or necessary for giving full effect to, this Act and its due administration.