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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.

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