Gambling Act 2003

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Subpart 4—Problem gambling levy

317 Integrated problem gambling strategy focused on public health


The Government may allocate responsibility for an integrated problem gambling strategy to a department, which need not be the Department responsible for this Act.


An integrated problem gambling strategy must include—


measures to promote public health by preventing and minimising the harm from gambling; and


services to treat and assist problem gamblers and their families and whanau; and


independent scientific research associated with gambling, including (for example) longitudinal research on the social and economic impacts of gambling, particularly the impacts on different cultural groups; and