—(1) The Authority shall not grant an application for a casino licence unless the Authority is satisfied that the applicant, and each associate of the applicant, is a suitable person to be concerned in or associated with the management and operation of a casino.
(2) In particular, the Authority shall consider whether —
each such person is of good repute, having regard to character, honesty and integrity;
each such person is of sound and stable financial background;
in the case of an applicant that is not a natural person, the applicant has, or has arranged, a satisfactory ownership, trust or corporate structure;
the applicant has or is able to obtain financial resources that are adequate to ensure the financial viability of the proposed casino and the services of persons who have sufficient experience in the management and operation of a casino;
the applicant has sufficient business ability to establish and maintain a successful casino;
any of those persons has any business association with any person, body or association who or which, in the opinion of the Authority, is not of good repute having regard to character, honesty and integrity or has undesirable or unsatisfactory financial resources;
each director, partner, trustee, executive officer and secretary and any other officer or person determined by the Authority to be associated or connected with the ownership, administration or management of the operations or business of the applicant is a suitable person to act in that capacity;
any person proposed to be engaged or appointed to manage or operate the casino is a suitable person to act in that capacity; and
any other matter that may be prescribed.
[Vic. CCA 1991, s. 9]