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The Policy Group provides advice to the Minister of Internal Affairs on gambling issues.
Gambling LegislationThe Gambling Act 2003 repeals the Casino Control Act 1990 and the Gaming and Lotteries Act 1977 and integrates them into a single Act.
Racing continues to be administered under the Racing Act 2003 (with some exceptions, such as gaming machine operations in TABs and racing clubs). The Racing Act 2003 provides the framework for the regulation and governance of the racing industry.
- See also: Racing Policy
The Gaming Duties Act 1971 provides for the payment of sector-specific duties by the TAB and racing clubs, the Lotteries Commission, gaming machine societies and casinos (responsibility of the Inland Revenue Department.
The Financial Transactions Reporting Act 1996 minimises money laundering by imposing reporting obligations on financial institutions (responsibility of the Minister of Justice). Licenced casino operators and the TAB are defined as 'financial institutions' for the purposes of the Act.
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