Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Racing Reform Act 2019

Public Act
2019 No 32
Date of assent
26 June 2019
see section 2


3Principal Act
4Section 4 amended (Outline)
5Section 5 amended (Interpretation)
6New section 6A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
6ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
7Part 2 heading replaced
8Section 7 replaced (Establishment of Board)
7Continuation and renaming of Board
9Section 8 amended (Objectives of Board)
10Section 9 amended (Functions of Board)
11Section 11 replaced (Membership of governing body)
11Membership of governing body
12Section 12 repealed (Nomination advisory panel)
13Sections 16 and 17 replaced
16Regulations for amounts of distribution to codes
17Distribution to codes
17ARegulations relating to distribution from betting profits
14Section 24 amended (Restriction on use of certain names)
15Section 50 amended (Board may conduct betting)
16Section 53 amended (Application of revenue from racing betting)
17Section 54 amended (Board may make rules relating to sports betting)
18Section 55 amended (Agreements with national sporting organisations)
19New section 55A inserted (Agreements with Sport and Recreation New Zealand)
55AAgreements with Sport and Recreation New Zealand
20Section 57 amended (Application of revenue from sports betting)
21New Part 6AA inserted
65AAPurpose and overview of this Part
65ABTerritorial scope
65ADDesignated authority for each scheme
65AFRequirements on offshore betting operators before using New Zealand racing and sporting information
65AGTerms and conditions of betting information use agreement
65AHMinister must set rates of betting information use charges
65AIPower to enforce betting information use agreement
65AJRequirement to pay consumption charges
65AKMinister must set rates of consumption charges
65ALInformation to be provided relating to consumption charges
65AMFurther provisions relating to setting rates of charges
65ANReview of rates
65AOCertain offshore betting operators not liable for charges
65APApplication of money received from offshore betting charges
65AQMinister may grant exemptions
65ARStatus and publication of exemption notices
65ATMaximum amount of penalties
65AURecovery of outstanding charges and penalties
65AVObligation to pay penalty not suspended by review or legal proceedings
65AWAppeal to District Court
65AXRegulations for offshore betting
22New section 68A inserted (Regulations)
23Part 8 repealed
24New Schedule 1AA inserted
25Consequential amendments
26Amendments to Gaming Duties Act 1971
27Section 3 amended (Interpretation)
28Section 4 amended (Totalisator duty)
29Section 13 amended (Refund of duty or interest paid in error or in excess)
30Part 1 repealed
31Amendment to Tax Administration Act 1994
32Section 3 amended (Interpretation)
Legislative history
Administrative information

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: