Thank you to all APMC members for their input into the recent submission made to government in relation to the new Gambling Control Bill.
We are pleased to advise that Niamh O’Kennedy (APMC Vice Chair and Legal Director) and Laura Fannin (Hayes Solicitors) presented our observations to government this morning. Our submission was listened to intently and we believe will be integrated into the next draft. The General Scheme of the Gambling Control Bill is awaiting formal legal drafting by the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel. The Minister hopes to publish the Bill in mid-2015.
The APMC Board will continue to monitor developments as to how this legislation is likely to impact on member agencies.