1st Session, 60th General Assembly
56 Elizabeth II, 2007
First Reading: April 3, 2007
Clause 1 makes the Video Lottery Terminals Moratorium Act applicable to video lottery terminals
administered by band gaming commissions established under agreements between the Crown and bands
within the meaning of the Indian Act (Canada).
(a) amends the Act to reduce the number of video lottery terminals by fifty per cent on or before December 31, 2007, and to eliminate them by December 31, 2009; and
(b) establishes offences and penalties for the operation of unauthorized video lottery terminals.
1 Section 2 of Chapter 3 of the Acts of 1998, the Video Lottery Terminals Moratorium Act, is amended by striking out everything after "electrical" in the fifth line to the end of the Section and substituting a period.
2 Chapter 3 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 4 the following Sections:
(3) The exercise by the Governor in Council of the authority contained in subsection (2) is regulations within the meaning of the Regulations Act.
6 The Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs shall enter into negotiations with the Minister of Indian Affairs for Canada and representatives of the First Nation communities in the Province with the goal of agreeing upon a plan for reducing and eventually eliminating video lottery terminals in the communities.