To regulate and control the operations of casinos to ensure that public confidence and trust in the credibility, integrity and stability of casinos are maintained.
The Act prescribes the criteria for the licensing of casinos and casino employees.
It further sets out the operational, administrative and financial requirements and procedures relating to casinos and provides for the payment of fees, taxes and levies by casino operators.
The following Subordinate Legislation should be examined:
- Casino Control Regulation 1999
- Casino Control Rule 1999.
An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.
Compliance Mechanisms and Penalties:
Controls and procedures of casinos are continually monitored and reviewed by inspectors at casinos and ongoing consultation is conducted with casino operators.
Officers authorised under the Act have powers to investigate suspected offences which may lead to court proceedings. Penalties include suspension or cancellation of licences, substantial fines and/or imprisonment.
Review or Appeal Mechanisms:
There is no right of appeal against a decision by either the Minister or the Governor in Council with respect to a casino licence or casino employee licence.
Department of Justice and Attorney-General
Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation
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