Section 31 Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 | Using Premises as Gambling Premises


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The Legislation

Section 31 of the Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 (NSW) is concerned with Using Premises as Gambling Premises and is set out below.

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31 Using premises as gambling premises–offence by owner or occupier

A person who is the owner or occupier of any premises must not knowingly allow the premises to be used as gambling premises.

Maximum penalty:

for a first offence: 50 penalty units or imprisonment for 12 months (or both),
for a second or subsequent offence: 500 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years (or both).