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Lodgement guide to approve a person in a position of authority of a body corporate holding a bookmaker's licence.
Section 4(3) of the Betting Control Act 1954 defines a person in a position of authority in a body corporate as a:
In determining whether or not to approve a person holding a position of authority in a body corporate that holds a bookmaker’s licence, the Gaming and Wagering Commission must be satisfied that the person is:
An application is not considered lodged until the fee has been received. An invoice for payment will be issued on receipt of your emailed or posted form and can either be paid through the licensee's online portal account, by posting a cheque made payable to the Gaming and Wagering Commission or a BPOINT payment link can be emailed on request. Application fees are not subject to GST.
Applications will not be progressed until the fee is received. Generally the application fee is not refundable, even if the application is refused or withdrawn.
When lodging an application to add a new person in a position of authority the following information is to accompany the application:
Ensure all required documentation is attached to your application.
Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
Level 2, Gordon Stephenson House, 140 William Street Perth WA 6000
Ensure all documentation is attached to your email.
PO Box 8349Perth Business Centre WA 6849
You can submit online through the portal.
Do not submit enquiries with this form.