Venue Operational Requirements / 03. Acquisition, Installation, Storage, Sale and Disposal of Gaming Machines / 3.05 Certificates of Installation (Certification by GIE and Entitlement Holder)

Venue Operational Requirements

3.05 Certificates of Installation (Certification by GIE and Entitlement Holder)


A licensed technician who installs gaming equipment at an approved venue must certify, in a form approved by the VCGLR, that the gaming equipment is functioning in the manner in which it is designed and programmed to function; and retain the certificate for a period of 12 months immediately following the date of signature.

A venue operator who installs or causes gaming equipment to be installed, at an approved venue must certify in a form approved by the VCGLR that the equipment is functioning in the manner in which it is designed and programmed to function.

A venue operator must not allow gaming to commence on gaming equipment in respect of which certificates have not been signed, or have been signed in contravention of the Act.

When an electronic gaming machine has been installed in an approved venue, the venue operator and the installing technician must complete an approved certificate of installation form, confirming that the gaming machine has been installed according to the manufactures specifications and the regulatory requirements

The monitoring licensee must ensure that gaming does not commence on gaming equipment that is connected to an electronic monitoring system operated by the licensee in respect of which certificates under subsections (1) and (3) –
  • have not been signed; or
  • have been signed in contravention of subsections (2) and (4)

Industry participants can access further information via the following links to Procedures for Certificates of Installation (PDF: 71KB), Certificate of Installation (PDF: 206KB) and Technical Compliance Checklist (PDF: 102KB).

See section 3.5.16 of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003