National Gambling Amendment Bill [B 27B - 2018]

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Submissions are now closed (since 18 February 2019)

NCOP Trade & Industry, Economic Development, Small Business, Tourism, Employment & Labour

The Select Committee on Trade and International Relations invites you to submit written comments on the National Gambling Amendment Bill [B 27B - 2018].

The Bill seeks to amend the National Gambling Act, 2004, so as to:
• amend and delete certain definitions;
• provide for the procedure for the forfeiture of unlawful winnings to the National Gambling Regulator;
• provide for the quorum to make a final decision in the second meeting with the majority of the members present in that meeting;
• provide for the dissolution of the National Gambling Board;
• provide for the establishment of the National Gambling Regulator;
• provide for the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer in the National Gambling Regulator;
• provide for the powers of the national inspectorate to curb payments emanating from illegal gambling activities;
• enhance the powers and duties of the gambling inspector;
• provide for transitional arrangements.

Comments can be emailed to Mr Hlupheka Mtileni at hmtileni@parliament.gov.za by no later than Monday, 18 February 2019

In addition to the written submissions, please indicate your interest in making a verbal representation to the Committee.

Enquiries can be directed to Mr Hlupheka Mtileni on tel (021) 403 8077 or cell 083 709 8448

Issued by Mr ER Makue, MP, Chairperson: Select Committee on Trade and International Relations