Section 17 Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 | Gambling by Minors


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The Legislation

Section 17 of the Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 (NSW) is concerned with Gambling by Minors and is set out below.

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17 Gambling by minors

(1) A minor must not participate in any form of gambling. Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(2) A minor may not be imprisoned, or detained in a detention centre, as a consequence of a failure to pay a penalty that is imposed in respect of an offence under this section.