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Betting (Totalisator Agency) Amendment Act

Published: 2005

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Arrangement of Provisions

1. Short title and commencement 2. Commencement of the
Principal Act


2005, No.16

AN ACT to amend the Betting (Totalisator Agency) Act
1990. [28th
June 2005]

BE IT ENACTED by the Legislative Assembly of Samoa in
Parliament assembled as follows:

1. Short title and commencement-(1) This Act may be
cited as the Betting (Totalisator Agency) Amendment Act 2005
and shall be read with and form part of the Betting (Totalisator
Agency) Act 1990 (the Principal Act).
(2) This Act shall commence on the date of assent by the
Head of State.
(3) Notice of commencement of this Act shall be published
in Samoan and English in the Savali and one other newspaper
circulating in Samoa.

2. Commencement of the Principal Act – The Principal
Act is amended by deleting section 2 and substituting the
4 Betting (Totalisator Agency) 2005, No.16
Amendment 2005

“2. Commencement (1) For all purposes this Act shall be
deemed to have commenced on the 23rd
day of November 1990.
(2) For the purposes of removal of doubt:
(a) Despite any other law, all contracts, agreements,
orders, directions, decisions, appointments,
determinations, legal actions, other actions and
acts of authority by or on behalf of or involving
the Board since the 23rd
day of November 1990,
which but for the commencement of this Act
would have been valid or otherwise lawful, shall
be saved and deemed for all purposes to have
been lawfully made, done, decided or entered
into, as the case may require; and
(b) This section shall have retrospective effect.”


The Betting (Totalisator Agency) Amendment 2005 is
administered in the Ministry of the Prime Minister