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Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II CASINO REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE

Division 1 — Establishment, incorporation and constitution of Authority

Division 2 — Functions, duties and powers of Authority

Division 3 — Provisions relating to staff and inspectors

Division 4 — Financial provisions

Division 5 — General

Division 6 — Transfer of property, assets, liabilities and employees

Part III LICENSING OF CASINOS

Part IV SUPERVISION AND CONTROL OF CASINO OPERATORS

Division 1 — Directions, investigations, etc.

Division 2 — Controlled shareholdings

Division 3 — Contracts

Part V SPecial Employees

Part VI CASINO OPERATIONS

Division 1 — Casino layout, games, gaming machines, etc.

Division 2 — Gaming measures

Division 3 — Disputes between casino operator and patron

Division 4 — Entry to casino premises

Division 5 — Prohibited acts within casino premises

Part VII MINORS

Part VIII CASINO INTERNAL CONTROLS

Part IX CASINO TAX

Part X NATIONAL COUNCIL ON PROBLEM GAMBLING

Division 1 — Interpretation

Division 2 — Establishment and functions of National Council on Problem Gambling

Division 3 — Family exclusion orders, visit limits and other exclusion orders

Part XA casino Advertising and responsible gambling

Part XI GENERAL OFFENCES

Part XII ENFORCEMENT POWERS AND PROCEEDINGS

Part XIII MISCELLANEOUS

FIRST SCHEDULE Constitution and Proceedings of Authority

SECOND SCHEDULE Persons to whom information may be disclosed

Legislative Source Key

Legislative History

 
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PART VII
MINORS
Interpretation of this Part
130.  In this Part —
“acceptable proof of age” for a person means —
(a)
documentary evidence that might reasonably be accepted as applying to the person and as proving that the person is at least 21 years of age; or
(b)
evidence that the Authority has declared by notice in writing given to a casino operator to be acceptable evidence in relation to the operation of the casino that a person is at least 21 years of age;
“minor” means a person who is below the age of 21 years.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 82]
Part applies only during hours of operation of casino
131.  This Part applies to casino premises only during the hours of operation of the casino.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 83]
Minors not to enter casino premises
132.
—(1)  A minor shall not enter or remain, or take part in any gaming, on any casino premises.
(2)  Any minor who contravenes subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $1,000.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 84]
Casino operator to bar minors from casino premises
133.
—(1)  A casino operator shall not, without reasonable excuse, permit a minor to enter or remain on the casino premises.
(2)  If a minor is on the casino premises, the casino operator shall immediately notify an inspector.
(3)  Any casino operator who contravenes subsection (1) or (2) shall be liable to disciplinary action.
(4)  It is lawful for the person for the time being in charge of a casino, an agent of the casino operator or a casino employee to remove the minor or cause the minor to be removed from the casino premises, using no more force than is reasonably necessary.
(5)  It is a defence to disciplinary action for a contravention of subsection (1) or (2) if it is proved that —
(a)
the minor was 16 years of age or above; and
(b)
before the minor entered the casino premises or while the minor was on the casino premises there was produced to the casino operator or to his agent or employee acceptable proof of age for the minor.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 85]
Entry of minors to be prevented
134.
—(1)  If a casino operator or a casino employee is aware that a person who may reasonably be suspected of being a minor is attempting to enter the casino premises, the casino operator or casino employee shall refuse the person entry to the casino premises.
(2)  The casino operator or casino employee is not required to refuse the person entry if there is produced to the casino operator or casino employee acceptable proof of age for the person.
(3)  Any person who contravenes subsection (1) shall be —
(a)
liable to disciplinary action, in the case of a casino operator or a licensed special employee; or
(b)
guilty of an offence, in any other case.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 86]
Proof of age may be required
135.
—(1)  The person for the time being in charge of a casino, an agent of the casino operator, a casino employee, an inspector or a police officer may if he has reasonable cause to suspect that a person on the casino premises is a minor —
(a)
require the person on the casino premises to state his correct age, name and address; and
(b)
if it is suspected on reasonable grounds that the age, name or address given in response to the requirement is false, require the person to produce evidence of its correctness.
(2)  A person who —
(a)
fails to comply with a requirement under subsection (1)(a); or
(b)
without reasonable cause, fails to comply with a requirement under subsection (1)(b),
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $1,000.
Minor using false evidence of age
136.  A minor who uses any evidence purporting to be evidence of his age in order to obtain entry to or remain on any casino premises, being evidence which is false in relation to the minor, shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $1,000.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 88]
Notices to be displayed
137.
—(1)  The Authority may, by written direction given to a casino operator, require a notice or notices to be displayed within the casino premises with respect to the exclusion from the casino premises of persons below the age of 21 years.
(2)  The direction may impose requirements as to the form, position and matter to be displayed on any such notice.
(3)  A casino operator is liable to disciplinary action if such a direction is not complied with in relation to the casino.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 89]