Interactive Gambling Bill 2001

Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
Originating house
Parliament no
Regulates interactive gambling services by creating an offence of providing interactive gambling services to Australian customers; and establishes a complaints scheme to enable Australians to make complaints about interactive gambling services on the Internet which are available to Australians. 

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05 Apr 2001Introduced and read a first time
05 Apr 2001Second reading moved
21 Jun 2001Second reading debate
28 Jun 2001Second reading agreed to
28 Jun 2001Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 32 Government (3 as amended by Australian Democrats), 2 Australian Democrats and 8 Australian Greens agreed to
28 Jun 2001Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
29 Jun 2001Introduced and read a first time
29 Jun 2001Second reading moved
29 Jun 2001Third reading agreed to

11 Jul 2001Assent

Act no.: 84

Year: 2001

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