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Poker Machine Harm Reduction ($1 Bets and Other Measures) Bill 2012 [2013]

 

2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Poker Machine Harm Reduction ($1 Bets and Other Measures) Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Senators Di Natale, Madigan and Xenophon)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to provide for the regulation of poker machines to reduce the harm of problem gambling, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Object of Act....................................................................................... 2

4............ Application of Act to external Territories............................................ 2

5............ Relationship with State and Territory law........................................... 2

6............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

Part 2—Restrictions on the practical operation of poker machines        4

7............ Dealing with poker machines.............................................................. 4

8............ Regulation of parameters of practical operation of poker machines..... 5

9............ Variation of parameters of practical operation of poker machines....... 5

Part 3—Civil penalties                                                                                                          6

10.......... Pecuniary penalties for contravention of civil penalty provisions........ 6

11.......... Contravening a civil penalty provision is not an offence..................... 7

12.......... Recovery of a pecuniary penalty......................................................... 7

Part 4—Minimum uniform national standards and national monitoring network            8

13.......... Uniform national standards and national monitoring network............. 8

Part 5—Miscellaneous                                                                                                          9

14.......... Regulations......................................................................................... 9

 



A Bill for an Act to provide for the regulation of poker machines to reduce the harm of problem gambling, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: