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Interactive Gambling Bill 2001

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1998-1999-2000-2001

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Interactive Gambling Bill 2001

 

 

(Amendments to be moved by Senator Harris (PHON) in committee of the whole, including amendments to Government amendments on sheet ER279)

 

(1)     Clause 5, page 8 (line 4), omit paragraph (a).

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(2)     Government amendment (24), at the end of subclause 8A(1), add:

               ; or (c)  a telephone betting service.

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(3)     Government amendment (24), subclause 8A(2), omit “and (b)”, substitute “,(b) and (c)”.

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(4)     Government amendment (24), at the end of clause 8A, add:

             (4)  Paragraphs (1)(a), (b) and (c) do not apply to the extent to which the service relates to betting on a horse race, harness race or greyhound race that is to be held anywhere in Australia, unless the person who provides the service is authorised under a law of a State or Territory to provide the service.

             (5)  Paragraph (2)(a) does not apply if the person who provides the service is:

                     (a)  authorised under a law of a State or Territory to provide the service; and

                     (b)  is bound by a national Code of Practice prepared by a body that is representative of legal Australian wagering service providers and approved by a majority of State and Territory Racing Ministers.

             (6)  The regulations may exempt a person who is bound by a national Code of Practice mentioned in paragraph (5)(b) from the operation of paragraph (2)(b) in such circumstances, and subject to such conditions, as are prescribed.

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