Australia Federal regulatory reforms – legal reference paper

    Published in: Latest IntelligenceThe following article is part of the repository of legal papers available to Asia Gambling Brief’s members. For more details please write to enquries@agbrief.com How the new Federal regulatory structure might work in Australia Bill Brown January 2013Introduction by the Australian government of the package of national gaming reforms under the National Gambling Reform Act 2012 (Commonwealth) Act No. 193 of 2012 has a range of new and distinctive regulatory impacts. The 3 headline reforms are:on and from 31 December 2018, all gaming machines must become part of a State-wide (or Territory-wide) precommitment system and must display electronic warnings; on and from 31 December 2014, all new gaming machines manufactured or imported into Australia must be capable of supporting precommitment; and on and from 1 February 2014, a $250 a day ATM withdrawal limit applies for all gaming venues other than casinos.The main reason for these reforms being unique is that...

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