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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

 

 

(1)     Clause 68, page 49 (lines 25 and 26), omit subclause (1), substitute:

             (1)  Before 1 July 2003, the Minister must cause to be conducted a review of the following matters:

                     (a)  the operation of this Act;

                     (b)  the growth of interactive gambling services;

                     (c)  the social and commercial impact of interactive gambling services;

                     (d)  the effect of the following provisions:

                              (i)  paragraphs 5(3)(aa) and 6(3)(aa) and section 8A (excluded wagering services);

                             (ii)  paragraphs 5(3)(ab) and 6(3)(ab) and section 8B (excluded gaming services);

                            (iii)  paragraphs 5(3)(ac) and 6(3)(ac) and section 8C (services that have a designated broadcasting link);

                            (iv)  paragraphs 5(3)(ad) and 6(3)(ad) and section 8C (services that have a designated datacasting link);

                             (v)  paragraphs 5(3)(ae) and 6(3)(ae) and section 8D (excluded lottery services);

                     (e)  the effectiveness of this Act in dealing with the social and commercial impact of interactive gambling services;

                      (f)  technological developments that are relevant to the regulation of interactive gambling services;

                     (g)  technological developments that may assist in dealing with problem gambling.

[Clause 68—review]

(2)     Clause 68, page 50 (after line 3), at the end of clause 68, add:

             (4)  For the purposes of subsection (1), in determining whether a service is an interactive gambling service, subsection 5(3) is to be disregarded.

[Clause 68—review]