GAMING LEGISLATION INTRODUCED<George Hawkins Internal Affairs
GAMING LEGISLATION INTRODUCED
The Responsible Gambling Bill
20 February 2002
The Bill will repeal the Casino Control Act and the Gaming and Lotteries Act and integrate them into a single Act.
Objectives of the new gambling legislation include:
- Gambling primarily to raise funds for community purposes
- Harm caused by gambling prevented or minimised
- Local involvement in deciding on riskier forms of gambling
- Growth of gambling controlled.
The information sheets on aspects
of the Bill are available as PDF files.