Casino - Preliminary (Ss 1-2)

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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

SECTION



PART I
Preliminary

1. Short title

2. Interpretation



PART II
Casino Control Board

3. Establishment and constitution of Board

4. Temporary members

5. Vacation of office

6. Filling of casual vacancies

7. Functions of Board



PART III
Licensing and Operation of Casinos

8. Licence

9. No alterations to casino premises

without Board's approval

10. Revocation or surrender of licence

11. Revocation of licence following

conviction

12. Appeals

13. Operation of casino

14. Right of certain police officers to

enter casino

15. Prohibition of certain persons from

entering casino premises

16. Prohibition of gaming by certain persons

17. Persons to participate in games only on

cash basis

18. Sale, etc. of intoxicating liquor

19. Non-application of certain laws

20. Advertising



PART IV
Fiscal

21. Licence levy

22. Payments to be made to Board

23. Licence levy to be deductible expense



PART V
Miscellaneous

24. Auditing and inspections

25. Minister to appoint assistant to Board

26. Board's accounts and audit thereof

27. Annual report by Board

28. Power of Minister to give directions

29. Restriction on use of word

"casino"

30. Non-liability of Government

31. Penalties

32. Jurisdiction of magistrates

33. Regulations



Act 19, 1971,

Act 50, 1971,

Act 30, 1973,

Act 11, 1979,

Act 37, 1982.

An Act to provide for the licensing of casinos and the regulation and

supervision thereof and to provide for matters incidental to and connected

therewith.

[Date of

Commencement: 14th May, 1971]










Part:I Preliminary (ss 1-2)




PART I
Preliminary (ss 1-2)

[Ch1901s1]1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Casino Act.

[Ch1901s2]2. Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise

requires-

"Board" means the Casino Control

Board established by section 3;

"casino" means premises on which

gaming is conducted and in respect of which a licence is in force;

"game" means a game of chance

played for money or money's worth;

"gaming" means the playing of any

game;

"gaming area" means an area in a

casino specified and defined under section 8(2);

"gaming revenue" means the total

amount of all sums received as winnings by the licensee, including any amount

deducted by him for his benefit from any stake or bank in any game, less only

the total of all sums paid out by him as losses in respect of games played

under his licence;

"gaming room" means a room in the

gaming area of a casino for gaming, and any adjoining room or verandah;

"intoxicating liquor" has the

same meaning as in the Cap.

43:11 Liquor Act;

"licence" means a licence granted

under section 8 to establish and operate a casino;

"licensee" means the holder of a

licence;

"money's worth" includes any

counter or chip representing money or any article of value.