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Interactive Gambling Bill 2001

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The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia







Interactive Gambling Bill 2001



(1)     Page 50 (after line 7), after clause 69, insert:

69A  Regulations about unenforceability of agreements relating to illegal interactive gambling services


             (1)  The regulations may provide:

                     (a)  that an agreement has no effect to the extent to which it provides for the payment of money for the supply of an illegal interactive gambling service; and

                     (b)  that civil proceedings do not lie against a person to recover money alleged to have been won from, or paid in connection with, an illegal interactive gambling service.

Deadline for making regulations

             (2)  The Minister must take all reasonable steps to ensure that regulations are made for the purposes of this section within 6 months after the commencement of Part 2.

Illegal interactive gambling service

             (3)  For the purposes of this section, an interactive gambling service is an illegal interactive gambling service if, and only if, the provision of the service contravenes a provision of this Act that creates an offence.


             (4)  In this section:

agreement means an agreement, whether made orally or in writing.

[Section 69A—unenforceability of agreements relating to illegal gambling services]