Gambling (Two-up) Amendment Act 2005 No 44

An Act to amend the Gambling (Two-up) Act 1998 to provide for two-up to be played on commemorative days other than Anzac Day; and for other purposes.
1   Name of Act
This Act is the Gambling (Two-up) Amendment Act 2005.
2   Commencement
This Act commences on the date of assent.
The Gambling (Two-up) Act 1998 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Section 3)
[1]   Section 3 Objects of Act
Insert “and other commemorative days” after “Anzac Day” in section 3 (a) (i).
[2]   Section 4 Definitions
Insert in alphabetical order in section 4 (1):
commemorative day—see section 4A.
[3]   Section 4A
Insert after section 4:
4A   Meaning of “commemorative day”
(1)  The regulations may prescribe a day or part of a day to be a commemorative day for the purposes of this Act.
(2)  However, a commemorative day cannot include any part of 11 November (in any year) that is before 12 noon on that day.
[4]   Part 2, heading
Insert “and other commemorative days” after “Anzac Day”.
[5]   Section 6 Two-up on Anzac Day and other commemorative days not unlawful
Insert “or a commemorative day” after “Anzac Day” in section 6 (1).
[6]   Section 8 Conditions relating to registered clubs
Omit section 8 (b). Insert instead:
(b)  all payments or other benefits involved must be entirely disposed of:
(i)  for the benefit of a charity, body or other organisation prescribed by the regulations, or
(ii)  if no such charity, body or other organisation is prescribed, for the benefit of any charity or charitable purpose,
and are not to form part of the funds of the club, and
[7]   Section 8 (2)
Insert at the end of section 8:
(2)  The regulations may require a registered club to report, in accordance with the regulations, on the disposal of all payments or benefits involved in conducting a game of two-up on the premises of the club.
[8]   Schedule 1 Savings and transitional provisions
Insert at the end of clause 1: