On 16 September 2010, the DTI, published in Government Gazette number 33559, a notice of its intention to amend the National Gambling Regulations No. R. 1342 of 12 November 2004, published in Government Gazette No 26994 (the regulations). The notice invited interested parties to submit their written representations by 04 November 2010. The NAB welcomes the DTI’s initiative of trying to curb and prohibit any illegal activities associated with gambling, and to safeguard people engaging in gambling from becoming victims of these illegal scams. When perusing the draft regulations, it became apparent to the NAB that, if passed in its current form, the draft regulations might yield undesired consequences.
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