Section 26 Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 | Restriction on Use of Gambling Premises


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The Legislation

Section 26 of the Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 (NSW) is concerned with Restriction on Use of Gambling Premises and is set out below.

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26 Restriction on use of declared gambling premises

(1) The use of the premises that are the subject of a final declaration under section 24 for the purposes of any business activity is prohibited unless, or except to the extent that, the Local Court, when making the final declaration or on a subsequent application, orders that it would be unjust or unreasonable for the prohibition to apply.
(2) A person who contravenes a prohibition under this section is guilty of an offence. Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units for each day on which the offence is committed, or imprisonment for 12 months, or both