Section 33 Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 | Organising Gambling Premises


Section 33 of the Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 (NSW) is concerned with Organising Gambling Premises and is set out below.

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The Legislation

33 Offence of organising gambling premises

(1) A person must not organise or conduct, or assist in organising or conducting, any 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).
(2) A person who acts as a look-out, door attendant or guard in respect of any premises that are organised or conducted as gambling premises is taken to have assisted in organising or conducting the gambling premises unless the person proves that he or she did not know, and could not reasonably be expected to have known, that the premises were being organised or conducted as gambling premises.