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Interactive Gambling and Broadcasting Amendment (Online Transactions and Other Measures) Bill 2011 [2013]


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

Summary

Prohibits corporations from offering certain gambling services and amends the: Interactive Gambling Act 2001 to: provide that customers may request a financial transaction provider to suspend or cancel an interactive gambling payment; and prohibit inducements to gamble; Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to require the Australian Communications and Media Authority to enforce certain conditions in relation to the advertising of betting venues, online gambling sites and betting odds by commercial broadcasters; and Criminal Code Act 1995 to create an offence and impose a penalty for match-fixing.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/06/11  
Second reading moved 20/06/11  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     
Restored to Notice Paper 10/12/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (20/06/2011): Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform; Committee report (08/12/2011)
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