Gambling (Fees) Regulations 2015

3 Interpretation

(1)

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

Act means the Gambling Act 2003

annual fee means, in relation to a casino operator, a class 4 operator, or a class 4 venue, a fee payable to enable recovery of any or all of the costs (relating to a 12-month period) referred to in section 370(1) of the Act

category A application means, in relation to an application for a class 4 operator’s licence or a class 4 venue licence, an application made by—

(a)

a club that the Secretary is satisfied intends to operate gambling equipment at a non-commercial class 4 venue that—

(i)

it owns or leases; and

(ii)

is mainly for the use of club members:

(b)

TAB NZ:

(c)

a racing club

category B application means, in relation to an application for a class 4 operator’s licence or a class 4 venue licence, an application that is not a category A application

financial year means a period of 12 months beginning on 1 July and ending on 30 June in the following year

small club means a corporate society that—

(a)

is a club; and

(b)

operates not more than 7 gaming machines in total at the non-commercial class 4 venues that—

(i)

it owns or leases; and

(ii)

are mainly for the use of club members.

(1A)

In regulations 19A to 19E,—

actual application costs means the actual costs, determined in accordance with regulation 19E, incurred by the Gambling Commission in processing and considering an application for renewal of a casino venue licence under section 135 of the Act

adjustment fee means the adjustment fee for an application to renew a casino venue licence that is payable under regulation 19C at the amount determined under regulation 19C(3)

initial application fee means the initial fee for an application to renew a casino venue licence set out in Part 3A of Schedule 2.

(2)

Unless the context otherwise requires, any term or expression that is defined in the Act and used, but not defined, in these regulations has the same meaning as in the Act.

Regulation 3(1) category A application paragraph (b): amended, on 1 August 2020, by section 129 of the Racing Industry Act 2020 (2020 No 28).

Regulation 3(1A): inserted, on 8 September 2017, by regulation 4 of the Gambling (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/264).