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Casino Control Act 1982 – 27 May 2016

Casino Control Regulation 1999 – 1 July 2016

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The government may grant casino licences. Once granted, fees and taxes are payable.

  • Sections 18, 19, 50, 51

A person over 18 must apply for a licence to work in gaming/management at a casino. Successful completion of approved training courses is generally a pre-requisite for the application.

  • Sections 34, 35, 72; Regulations 4, 15, 16

Patrons may ask the casino for a copy of the rules for playing a game to look at.

  • Section 64

A person may give a notice to a casino asking for prohibition from entering or remaining in the casino.

  • Sections 91N, 91O, 91P, 100

Persons under 18 years are not permitted to enter a casino.

  • Section 102
Reason for law

To allow casino gambling subject to a system of regulation and control designed to protect players and the community. (Section 3)

Relevant links

Gaming [Queensland Government]

Critique

Section 19 requires government casino agreements to be Acts of Parliament. This practice could be reviewed.

Section 35 requires casino workers to have their photograph and fingerprints taken. This practice could be reviewed.

Section 45E refers to censuring. The word ‘censure’ is not commonly understood by members of the public.

Section 65 contains the words ‘barker’ and ‘shrill’. These words are not commonly understood by members of the public.

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