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A Bill for an Act to amend the Interactive Gambling Act 2001, and for related purposes
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Registered 22 May 2013
Introduced Senate 16 May 2013
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2010‑2011‑2012‑2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interactive Gambling Amendment (Virtual Credits) Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

(Senator Xenophon)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Interactive Gambling Act 2001, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment relating to virtual credits                                         3

Interactive Gambling Act 2001                                                                                 3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Interactive Gambling Act 2001, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Interactive Gambling Amendment (Virtual Credits) Act 2013.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences 28 days after the day it receives the Royal Assent.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.


 

Schedule 1Amendment relating to virtual credits

Interactive Gambling Act 2001

1  Section 4 (subparagraph (e)(i) of the definition of gambling service)

Omit “anything else of value”, substitute “anything else of value (including virtual credits, virtual coins, virtual tokens, virtual objects or any similar thing that is purchased within, or as part of, or in relation to, the game)”.