—(1) Subject to subsection (3), a casino operator shall not allow any person who is a citizen or permanent resident of Singapore to enter or remain on the casino premises at any time on any day unless the person has paid to the casino operator an entry levy of —
$100 (inclusive of goods and services tax) for every consecutive period of 24 hours; or
$2,000 (inclusive of goods and services tax) for a valid annual membership of the casino.
(2) All entry levies collected by a casino operator under subsection (1) shall be paid to the Singapore Totalisator Board within the prescribed time and shall be used by that Board for public, social or charitable purposes in Singapore.
(3) A casino operator shall not refund, remit or reimburse, directly or indirectly, any entry levy paid or payable by any person under subsection (1).
(4) The Minister may, after the expiration of 10 years commencing from the date on which a second site for a casino is designated by an order made under section 2(2), by order published in the Gazette, vary the entry levies specified in subsection (1).
(5) This section shall not apply to —
any employee of the casino;
any inspector, police officer, officer of the Central Narcotics Bureau or Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau, civil defence officer, officer of the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore or employee of the Authority acting in the discharge of his duties; or
such other person or class of persons as may be prescribed.
(6) Subject to subsection (5), any citizen or permanent resident of Singapore who enters any casino premises without paying the entry levy specified in subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $1,000, and shall also be liable for the amount of the entry levy specified in subsection (1)(a).
(7) Any casino operator who contravenes subsection (1), (2) or (3) shall be liable to disciplinary action.
(8) Section 147 shall apply in relation to late payment of the entry levy as it applies to the casino tax, and the reference to casino tax in that section shall be read as a reference to the entry levy.
—(1) The entry levy payable under section 116(1) shall be levied, paid and collected by such method as may be prescribed.
(2) The Chief Executive may require a casino operator to lodge with the Authority such security as the Chief Executive may consider appropriate for the payment of entry levies.
(3) Entry levies shall be recoverable from a casino operator as a civil debt due to the Government.
(4) It shall be lawful for the Chief Executive, if it is proved to his satisfaction that any money has been overpaid as entry levy under this Act, to direct the refund of the money so overpaid, such refund to be paid from entry levies collected under section 116(1).
(5) No refund under subsection (4) shall be allowed unless a claim in respect thereof is made within 6 months of the overpayment.
(6) Where for any reason the entry levy payable under section 116(1) has not been paid, or has been short paid, or the whole or any part of the entry levy, after having been paid, has, owing to any cause, been erroneously refunded, the person liable to pay such levy, or the person to whom the refund has been erroneously made, as the case may be, shall pay the entry levy not paid or short paid, or the amount erroneously refunded to him, on demand being made by the Chief Executive, within 6 months of the date of the non-payment, or short payment, or erroneous refund, as the case may be, without prejudice to any other remedy for the recovery of the amount unpaid or erroneously refunded.
(7) For the purposes of this section and section 116, every casino operator shall be liable for every act, omission, neglect or default of any agent or employee employed by him and acting within the scope of his employment, as fully and effectually as if the act, omission, neglect or default were done or committed by the casino operator.
(8) Nothing in this section shall affect the liability of the agent or employee of a casino operator.
[EDA, ss. 6, 8, 9, 10, 25]
—(1) An inspector may, at any time, enter and remain on any casino premises for the purposes of exercising his functions as an inspector under this Act, including but not limited to —
observing any of the operations of the casino;
ascertaining whether the operations of the casino are being properly conducted, supervised and managed;
ascertaining whether the provisions of this Act are being complied with; and
in any other respect, exercising his functions under this Act.
(2) An inspector who enters premises under this section is not authorised to remain on the premises if, on the request of the occupier of the premises, the inspector does not show his identification card to the occupier.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 105]
119. Any police officer, officer of the Central Narcotics Bureau or Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau or civil defence officer may enter any casino premises, including any part to which the public does not have access, and may remain there for the purpose of discharging his duty as a police officer, officer of the Central Narcotics Bureau or Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau or civil defence officer, as the case may be.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 71]
—(1) A casino operator may give a written exclusion order under this section to a person, whether on the voluntary application of the person or otherwise, prohibiting the person from entering or remaining on the casino premises.
(2) A voluntary application under subsection (1) shall be in writing and signed by the applicant in the presence of a person authorised by the casino operator to witness such an application.
(3) As soon as practicable after a casino operator gives an exclusion order under subsection (1) or revokes the order, the casino operator shall notify the Authority and the Council of that order or the revocation of that order, as the case may be.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 72]
—(1) The Authority may, by an exclusion order given to a person orally or in writing, prohibit the person from entering or remaining on any casino premises.
(2) An oral exclusion order lapses after 14 days.
(3) As soon as practicable after the Authority gives an exclusion order under this section, the Authority shall notify each casino operator of that order.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 73]
—(1) The Commissioner of Police may, by a written exclusion order given to a person, prohibit the person from entering or remaining on any casino premises.
(2) As soon as practicable after making an exclusion order, the Commissioner of Police shall notify each casino operator and the Authority of that order.
(3) A person who has been given an exclusion order under this section may appeal to the Minister whose decision shall be final.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 74]
—(1) An exclusion order made under section 121 or 122 remains in force in respect of a person unless and until it is revoked by the person who gave the order or by the Minister, on appeal.
(2) When an exclusion order is revoked by the Commissioner of Police or the Minister, the Commissioner of Police shall notify each casino operator and the Authority of the revocation.
(3) When an exclusion order is revoked by the Authority or the Minister, the Authority shall give notice of the revocation to each casino operator as soon as practicable after it occurs.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 75]
124. The Authority may, from time to time, require a casino operator to furnish a list of persons excluded from the casino premises by the casino operator.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 76]
—(1) It is a condition of a casino licence that a casino operator shall not, without reasonable excuse, permit an excluded person to enter or remain on the casino premises.
(2) It is a condition of a casino licence that a casino operator shall comply with any order made under section 163(2)(d) to close any deposit account of a respondent named in that order.
—(1) This section applies to the following persons on any casino premises:
the person for the time being in charge of the casino;
an agent of the casino operator;
a casino employee.
(2) A person to whom this section applies who knows that an excluded person is about to enter or is on the casino premises shall —
notify an inspector as soon as practicable; and
using no more force than is reasonably necessary —
prevent the excluded person from entering the casino premises; or
remove such a person from the casino premises or cause such a person to be removed from the casino premises.
(3) Any person who fails to comply with subsection (2) shall be —
liable to disciplinary action, in the case of a casino operator or a licensed special employee; or
guilty of an offence, in any other case.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 78]
—(1) This section applies to any person who is —
an excluded person; or
a minor (as defined in section 130).
(2) If a person to whom this section applies enters or remains on any casino premises in contravention of this Act, all winnings (including linked jackpots) paid or payable to the person in respect of gaming on gaming machines or playing any game approved under section 100 in the casino are forfeited to the Consolidated Fund.
(3) If winnings referred to in subsection (2) comprise or include a non-monetary prize, the casino operator shall pay the value of that prize to the Consolidated Fund.
(4) In determining the value of a non-monetary prize for the purposes of subsection (3), any amount of goods and services tax payable in respect of the supply to which the prize relates is to be taken into account.
(5) The amount of winnings to be forfeited under this section shall be investigated and determined by an authorised person whose decision shall be final.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 78B]