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A Bill for an Act to amend the Interactive Gambling Act 2001, and for other purposes
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
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Registered 03 Apr 2018
Introduced HR 28 Mar 2018
Table of contents.

2016‑2017‑2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Interactive Gambling Amendment (Lottery Betting) Bill 2018

 

No.      , 2018

 

(Communications and the Arts)

 

 

 

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

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Lottery betting                                                                                            3

Interactive Gambling Act 2001                                                                                 3

 

 


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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Interactive Gambling Amendment (Lottery Betting) Act 2018.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The day after the end of the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedules

                   Legislation 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 1Lottery betting

  

Interactive Gambling Act 2001

1  Section 4 (at the end of the definition of lottery)

Add:

Note:          A keno‑type lottery is an example of a lottery.

2  After paragraph 8AA(1)(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  the service does not relate to betting on the outcome of a lottery; and

                   (ab)  the service does not relate to betting on a contingency that may or may not happen in the course of the conduct of a lottery; and

3  Subparagraph 8A(5)(c)(iii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                            (iii)  a service relating to betting on the outcome of a lottery;

                          (iiia)  a service relating to betting on a contingency that may or may not happen in the course of the conduct of a lottery;

4  Transitional—acquisition of property

(1)       Paragraphs 8AA(1)(aa) and (ab) and subparagraphs 8A(5)(c)(iii) and (iiia) of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (as amended by this Schedule) have no effect to the extent (if any) to which their operation would result in an acquisition of property (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxxi) of the Constitution) from a person otherwise than on just terms (within the meaning of that paragraph).

(2)       Paragraphs 8AA(1)(aa) and (ab) and subparagraphs 8A(5)(c)(iii) and (iiia) of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (as amended by this Schedule) do not prevent a person from recovering a debt that was deferred or incurred before the commencement of this item.