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2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

National Gambling Reform Bill 2012

 

 

(1)     Clause 3, page 2 (line 24), after “use of gaming machines”, insert “and requires bet limit systems to be in operation for gaming machines”.

[bet limits mandatory]

( 2 )     Clause 5 , page 9 (line 30) , omit “ and 37 ”, substitute “ , 37 and 38A ”.

[bet limits mandatory]

 (3)    Clause 19, page 20 (line 27), after “generally.”, insert “Under Part 3A, a bet limit system must be in operation for a gaming machine.”.

[bet limits mandatory]

 ( 4 )    Page 35 (after line 26) , after Part 3 , insert:

Part 3A—Bet limit systems

 

38A  When a gaming machine is not compliant

             (1)  A gaming machine is not compliant if there is no bet limit system in operation for the gaming machine.

Note:          For a civil penalty provision for certain gaming machines that are not compliant, see Part 2 of Chapter 3.

             (2)  A bet limit system is in operation for a gaming machine if:

                     (a)  the gaming machine’s maximum bet per spin is $1; and

                     (b)  the maximum amount payable under a jackpot or linked-jackpot arrangement in relation to the gaming machine is $500; and

                     (c)  the gaming machine does not accept additional money or credit from a player when it stands in credit to the player to the value of $20 or more; and

                     (d)  the gaming machine does not accept banknotes of a denomination greater than $20; and

                     (e)  the gaming machine has a spin rate that ensures that, if it were to be played continuously at maximum intensity for 1 hour, the maximum hourly losses would be no more than $120.

[bet limits mandatory]