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This instrument will permit betting between each day of play of a multiple day cricket match, a multiple-day golf tournament and a multiple-day cycling race. Betting is intended to be permitted during the overnight period from the close of play or racing on one day, to the commencement of play or racing the next day.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Registered 13 Dec 2017
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Tabled HR05-Feb-2018
Tabled Senate05-Feb-2018

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Interactive Gambling (Sporting Events and Excluded Wagering Services) Determination 2017

 

Interactive Gambling Act 2001

 

 

I, MITCH FIFIELD, Minister for Communications make the following determination.

Dated: 11 December 2017

MITCH FIFIELD

Minister for Communications

      

Part 1Introduction

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Interactive Gambling (Sporting Events and Excluded Wagering Services) Determination 2017.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the following provisions of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001:

                     (a)  subsection 8A(4);

                     (b)  subsection 10A(2);

                     (c)  subsection 10A(3).

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means Interactive Gambling Act 2001.

day of play:

                     (a)  in relation to a multiple-day cricket match, means the part, or all of the parts, of the match that occur on a particular day (in the local time where the match occurs); and

                     (b)  in relation to a multiple-day golf tournament, means the part, or all of the parts, of the tournament that occur on a particular day (in the local time where the tournament occurs).

day of racing, in relation to a multiple-day cycling race, means the part, or all of the parts, of the race that occur on a particular day (in the local time where the race occurs).

multiple-day cricket match means a cricket match that occurs on more than one day (in the local time where the match occurs).

multiple-day cycling race means a cycling race that occurs on more than one day (in the local time where the race occurs).

multiple-day golf tournament means a golf tournament that occurs on more than one day (in the local time where the tournament occurs).

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in the Act, including the following:

(a)    bet;

(b)    excluded wagering service;

(c)    sporting event.

Part 2Sporting Events

  

5  Things taken not to be sporting events

                   For the purposes of subsection 10A(3) of the Act, each of the following things is taken not to be a sporting event:

                     (a)  a multiple-day cricket match;

                     (b)  a multiple-day cycling race;

                     (c)  a multiple-day golf tournament.

6  Things taken to be sporting events

                   For the purposes of subsection 10A(2) of the Act, each of the following things is taken to be a sporting event, and the outcomes of each of those things is taken not to be a contingency for the purposes of paragraph 10B(b) of the Act:

                     (a)  a day of play of a multiple-day cricket match;

                     (b)  a day of racing of a multiple-day cycling race;

                     (c)  a day of play of a multiple-day golf tournament.

Note 1:       Due to section 5 and this section:

(a)    each day of play of a multiple-day cricket match is a sporting event; and

(b)    the multiple-day cricket match is a series of sporting events.

Note 2:       Due to section 5 and this section:

(a)    each day of racing of a multiple-day cycling race is a sporting event; and

(b)    the multiple-day cycling race is a series of sporting events.

Note 3:       Due to section 5 and this section:

(a)    each day of play of a multiple-day golf tournament is a sporting event; and

(b)    the multiple-day golf tournament is a series of sporting events.

Part 3Excluded wagering services

  

7  Conditions

Scope

             (1)  This section determines conditions under subsection 8A(4) of the Act for the purposes of services mentioned in subsection 8A(3) of the Act.

Note:          Due to subsection 8A(3) of the Act, a service will be an excluded wagering service:

(a)      to the extent to which the service relates to betting on, or on a series of, sporting events; and

(b)     to the extent to which the service is not an in-play betting service;

so long as the conditions determined in this section (and any other conditions determined under subsection 8A(4) of the Act) are satisfied.

Conditions—multiple-day cricket match, cycling race or golf tournament

             (2)  It is a condition of a service mentioned in subsection 8A(3) of the Act that the service does not relate to betting on the outcome of, or on a contingency that may or may not happen in the course of:

                     (a)  a multiple-day cricket match; or

                     (b)  a day of play of a multiple-day cricket match;

where the bets are placed, made, received or accepted during a period:

                     (c)  beginning at the start of any day of play of the match; and

                     (d)  ending at the conclusion of that day of play.

             (3)  It is a condition of a service mentioned in subsection 8A(3) of the Act that the service does not relate to betting on the outcome of, or on a contingency that may or may not happen in the course of:

                     (a)  a multiple-day cycling race; or

                     (b)  a day of racing of a multiple-day cycling race;

where the bets are placed, made, received or accepted during a period:

                     (c)  beginning at the start of any day of racing of the race; and

                     (d)  ending at the conclusion of that day of racing.

             (4)  It is a condition of a service mentioned in subsection 8A(3) of the Act that the service does not relate to betting on the outcome of, or on a contingency that may or may not happen in the course of:

                     (a)  a multiple-day golf tournament; or

                     (b)  a day of play of a multiple-day golf tournament;

where the bets are placed, made, received or accepted during a period:

                     (c)  beginning at the start of any day of play of the tournament; and

                     (d)  ending at the conclusion of that day of play.