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Agency Details

Agency Number: TA918
Title: TASMANIAN GAMING COMMISSION
Start Date: 13 Feb 1984
End Date:
Description:

Regulate and control casinos, lotteries and such other activities as may be prescribed. Statutory Rule 1990 number 107, promulgated 25 June 1990, removed the Commission from direct Ministerial control and, as part of a general reorganisation of the State Service, placed it under the administrative control of the Department of Treasury and Finance. On 18 February 1992, following a change of Government, the Commission was transferred to the Department of Construction when its Minister assumed control of racing and gaming. On 3 February 1993 gaming legislation was committed to the Treasurer, pending a final decision on the future of the Commission, and it was returned to the administrative control of the Department of Treasury and Finance.

Information Sources:

Legislation Administered:

Gaming Act 1983, Racing and Gaming Act 1952, Northern Casino Act 1978Racing and Gaming Act 1952 (in so far as it relates to lotteries, pool betting and unlawful betting and gaming.Northern Casino Act 1978

Legislation Creating:

Gaming Act 1983 (No.81 of 1983) (Section 2 of the Act provided that it would come into effect on 13 Feb 1984)

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Functions Performed:
9 FINANCE MANAGEMENT [1]
13 JUSTICE AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION [1]
18 SPORT AND RECREATION [1]
Controlling Agencies:
TA909 DEPARTMENT OF CONSTRUCTION (2) 18 Aug 1983 03 Feb 1993
TA916 DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY AND FINANCE 07 Nov 1989
Previous Agencies:
TA924 TASMANIAN RACING & GAMING COMMISSION 01 May 1974 13 Feb 1984
Related Agencies:
TA930 TASMANIAN RACING DIRECTORATE 13 Feb 1984 12 Sep 1990
TA1683 GAMING OPERATIONS BRANCH 01 Dec 1994 30 Jun 2002
TA1686 LIQUOR & GAMING BRANCH 01 Jul 2002
Series Created By Agency: