Section 23 Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 | Revoking of Interim Declaration


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Section 23 of the Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 (NSW) is concerned with Revoking of Interim Declaration and is set out below.

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The Legislation

23 Revocation of interim declaration

(1) The Local Court may revoke an interim declaration made by the court if:
(a) an application for the revocation of the interim declaration is made to the court, and
(b) the applicant is able to satisfy the court that the premises the subject of the interim declaration were not gambling premises at the date of filing the affidavit that led to the making of the interim declaration.
(2) The revocation of an interim declaration may be subject to such conditions as the Local Court thinks fit, including conditions relating to the giving of undertakings to ensure that the premises will not be used as gambling premises.
(3) The revocation of an interim declaration has effect from the date of the court’s decision to revoke the interim declaration, or such other date as the court may specify.

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