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    Chapter 5: New Jersey Racing Commission, powers, duties; definitons.

      Section: 5:5-173: Powers of commission.

6. a. The commission shall have full power to prescribe rules, regulations, and conditions under which exchange wagering may be conducted in this State, consistent with this act, P.L.2011, c.15 (C.5:5-168 et al.), including the manner in which exchange wagers may be accepted, the requirements for any person to participate in exchange wagering, and the reasonable approval of any and all agreements made pursuant to subsections b. and c. of section 4 of this act, P.L.2011, c.15 (C.5:5-171).

b. The commission shall have full power to prescribe rules, regulations and conditions under which the exchange wagering license is issued or renewed in this State, including requiring an annual audit of the exchange wagering licensee's books and records pertaining to exchange wagering, and to revoke, suspend or refuse to renew the license if in the opinion of the commission the revocation of, suspension of or refusal to renew such license is in the public interest; provided, however, that such rules, regulations and conditions shall be uniform in their application.

c. The commission shall have no right or power to determine who shall be officers, directors or employees of any exchange wagering licensee, or the salaries thereof; provided, however, that the commission may compel the discharge of any official or employee of the exchange wagering licensee or the exchange who: (1) fails or refuses for any reason to comply with the rules or regulations of the commission; (2) fails or refuses for any reason to comply with any of the provisions of this act; (3) fails to establish by clear and convincing evidence in the opinion of the commission good character, honesty, competency and integrity; or (4) has been convicted of a crime involving fraud, dishonesty or moral turpitude.

L.2011, c.15, s.6.

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