Portfolio Committee calls for public comments on National Gambling Amendment Bill

The Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry has called for written submissions on the National Gambling Amendment Bill. The committee also intends on holding public hearings on the Bill. The purpose of the bill is to amend and delete certain definitions in the National Gambling Act of 2004, to transfer the regulation of bets on the national lottery, foreign lotteries, lottery results and sports pools to the National Lotteries Commission.

Interested individuals and groups who intend to comment on the bill should forward written submissions to the committee by no later than Friday, 12 October 2018 . Public hearings have been scheduled for 23, 24 and 26 October 2018. Written submissions should be forwarded to Mr André Hermans, Committee Secretary, via email at ahermans@parliament.gov.za