Hon Trevor Mallard, in Committee, to move the following amendment:
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:
This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Gambling (Gambling Harm Reduction) Amendment Bill to provide that the Governor-General must, by Order in Council made on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations for the purposes of prescribing and reducing annually the maximum number of gaming machines that may be operated in New Zealand and in any area within New Zealand, prescribing policies, procedures, or systems for considering class 4 operator licence applications for the maximum limits set under subsection 314(1)(a), and prescribing any transitional and savings provisions for the maximum limits set under subsection 314(1)(a).