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Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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184 Department of Justice Licensing, Regulation and Alcohol Strategy Administers and enforces the Northern Territorys regulatory regimes for gaming, wagering, liquor, kava, tobacco, private security, business affairs, associations administration, licensing under the Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading Act, agents licensing and escort agencies. Provides support for the following independent statutory authorities: Northern Territory Licensing Commission; Northern Territory Racing Commission; Real Estate Agents Licensing Board; and Agents Licensing Fidelity Guarantee Fund. Develops and implements strategies for reducing alcohol supply, consumption and resultant harm. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Licences and permits administered 19 000 21 000 21 000 Business names and associations administered1 19 700 24 000 2 000 Operational visits undertaken2 2 000 2 000 2 000 Public education and community consultation3 300 600 600 Alcohol management plans under development4 30 21 28 Alcohol management plans managed5 26 26 32 1 Reduction in 2012-13 is due to the anticipated transfer of the business names registration function to the Commonwealth from May 2012. 2 Includes routine inspections, audits and community visits. 3 Increase due to additional visits related to the development of alcohol management plans. 4 Includes plans under development (including those under transition to community management). 5 Includes plans in place, signed off and managed by community. Licensing and Regulation Grants Provides policy advice and administration of racing industry funding. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Support provided to Thoroughbred Racing Northern Territory, Darwin Greyhound Association, Harts Range Race Club and ABC Amateur Race Club $12.6M $12.6M $15.7M Number of race meetings held across the Northern Territory 127 127 127