What is the purpose of uniform norms and standards?
To safeguard people participating in gambling and their communities against the adverse effect of gambling.
The National Gambling Act insures
Applications and process
Each province has it’s own board that considers and they each how their own unique requirements above the standard requirements. The cost of applications also vary from province to province.
The applications usually comprises of standard requirements. A person can apply for a national or provincial license.
National Licence: A person applies for a national licence if they wish to be a manufacturer, supplier, maintenance supplier or for those wanting to work within the gambling industry.
Provincial Licence: A valid licene within the single province in which it was issued and is better suited to and casinos or similar.
The GRAF is a body representative of gambling regulators within the African Continent, who aspire to be effective and credible in their regions and continentally.
Government took a decision to allow legalized and regulated gambling in the Republic based on a 1994 report into gambling also known as the “Wiehahn Commission” report.
Communities should work together with the NGB in eradicating illegal gambling and where illegal gambling venues or machines exist it should be reported directly to their respective Provincial Gambling Board or the NGB.
No. Section 11 of the National Gambling Act states: A person must not engage in or make available an interactive game except as authorised in terms of this Act or any other national law.
Gambling can cause problems in the family and the society. Gambling, like alcohol, when in excess, can cause harm to communities, especially to children.
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