[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Hazlet 3-16-1982 by Ord. No. 555-82 as Sec. 7-9 of the 1982 Revised General Ordinances (Ch. 189 of the 1993 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Amusement devices — See Ch. 131.
This chapter is for the purpose of regulating all games of chance held, operated or conducted within the Township pursuant to the Acts of the Legislature of the State of New Jersey, known as the "Bingo Licensing Law" (N.J.S.A. 5:8-24 et seq.) and the "Raffles Licensing Law" (N.J.S.A. 5:8-50 et seq.) and in accordance with the rules and regulations issued or to be promulgated by the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission of the State of New Jersey. All applications, licenses and proceedings in connection therewith shall be subject to the provisions of the acts and the rules and regulations and any laws, rules and regulations hereafter enacted; and shall be further subject to the provisions of this chapter.
Organizations, societies and associations duly licensed to hold and operate legalized games of chance under the provisions of N.J.S.A. 5:8-24 et seq., and 5:8-50 et seq., are hereby authorized, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 5:8-31 and 5:8-58, to hold, conduct and operate authorized games of chance in Hazlet Township on Sundays.
No license to conduct a game of chance, as authorized by law, shall be issued to any organization not having a bona fide situs established in good faith within the State of New Jersey and actively engaged in serving one or more of the authorized purposes, as defined by the rules and regulations of the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission.
No game of chance shall be conducted under any license at any time during which a general, municipal, primary or special election or Board of Education election is being held, while the polls are open for voting at the election.
Licensees shall at all times be governed by and comply with the statute, rules and regulations referred to in § 224-1.