National Gambling Amendment Bill [B 27B - 2018]

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Submissions are now closed (since 18 February 2019)

NCOP Trade and Industry, Economic Development, Small Business Development, Tourism, Employment and 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