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Section 21 Unlawful Gambling Act 1998
Notice of Making of Interim Declaration

Section 21 of the Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 (NSW) is concerned with Notice of Making of Interim Declaration and is set out below.

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The Legislation

21 Notice of making of interim declaration

(1) A senior police officer must cause notice of the making of an interim declaration, and the date fixed for hearing any application for its revocation, to be served on the owner or occupier of the premises the subject of the interim declaration.
(2) The notice must be served:
(a) personally, or
(b) if personal service cannot be effected promptly, by causing a copy of the notice to be fixed to or near the entrance to the premises.
(3) A person must not deface, destroy, cover or remove a copy of a notice fixed under this section. Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months (or both).
(4) A senior police officer must also cause notice of the making of an interim declaration, and the date fixed for the hearing of any application for its revocation, to be published:
(a) on 2 different days in a newspaper circulating in the area of the premises the subject of the interim declaration, and
(b) in the Gazette

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