Section 27 Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 | Notices Regarding Gambling Premises


Section 27 of the Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 (NSW) is concerned with Notices Regarding Gambling Premises and is set out below.

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The Legislation

27 Notice of making of final declaration or revocation of interim declaration

(1) If the owner or occupier of gambling premises the subject of a final declaration did not appear, or was not represented, before the Local Court on the making of the final declaration, a senior police officer must cause notice of the making of the declaration to be served on the owner or occupier:
(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 declared gambling premises.
(2) 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).
(3) A senior police officer must cause notice of the making of a final declaration, or the revocation of an interim declaration, to be published:
(a) on 2 different days in a newspaper circulating in the area of the premises the subject of the declaration, and
(b) in the Gazette.