Reference: P10-008Status: Approved by the Council on 20 July 2010Review: 2016
To support the purpose and intent of the Gambling Act 2003 with regard to the regulation and management of class 4 venue gambling premises.
The policy covers class 4 gambling venues that are licensed to not for profit corporate societies which can be clubs, trusts or New Zealand Racing Board Venues (TAB’s). Class 4 gambling venues or board venues (TAB outlets) may be established within the District, and board venues (TAB outlets) may be combined with class 4 gambling venues.With the exception of board venues, a venue providing class 4 gambling (gaming machines) shall be subject to the following requirements:
The policy covers the New Plymouth District Council and applies to:
The number of gaming machines permitted at any class 4 or board venue will be as follows:
The total number of machines in the district shall not exceed 369 except that where those venues which hold an entitlement to operate gaming machines under section 92 of the Gambling Act 2003, and have authority to operate more machines than the number currently operated at the venue as notified to DIA on 24 August 2012 those machines may be installed and operated notwithstanding the 369 cap.
Exceptions to the policy are:
Applications for consents from the New Plymouth District Council shall be on the approved form and include:
Application fees for consents may be set by the New Plymouth District Council from time to time, pursuant to Section 150 of the Local Government Act 2002, and shall include consideration of:
This policy shall be reviewed prior to each triennial anniversary of the date on which it takes effect.
Replaced P10-004, (6 May 2010), Replaced P07-001, (22 May 2007), Replaced P04-077 (8 April 2004), Amended Policy Statement (amendment in italics) (14 May 2013).
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