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National Gambling Act, 2004

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To provide for the co-ordination of concurrent national and provincial legislative competence over matters relating to casinos, racing, gambling and wagering, and to provide for the continued regulation of those matters; for that purpose to establish certain uniform norms and standards applicable to national and provincial regulation and licensing of certain gambling activities; to provide for the creation of additional uniform norms and standards applicable throughout the Republic; to retain the National Gambling Board; to establish the National Gambling Policy Council; to repeal the National Gambling Act, 1996; and to provide for matters incidental thereto


Last update: August 2008

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Latest Developments:


This Act has been updated by the National Gambling Amendment Act, 2008 (Act No. 10 of 2008) as published in Government Gazette No. 31245 dated 14th July 2008.


The National Gambling Act, 2004 (Act No. 7 of 2004) has been amended by Notice of Prescribed Maximum Numbers of Casino Licences in Terms of the National Gambling Act 7 of 2004, Government Gazette 28571, General Notice No. 350, dated 27 February 2006.


The National Gambling Act, 2004 (Act No. 7 of 2004) has been added to the site – and repeals the National Gambling Act, 1996.This new Act has also been updated by :-

Regulations published in Notice No. R. 1342 in Government Gazette No. 26994 dated 12 November 2004; and and

Amendment to Regulations, being Notice No. R. 109 in Government Gazette No. 29602 dated 6 February 2007.