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Notice on entry into force of the Rulebook for organizing games of chance

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​All concerned Laboratories qualified for certifying machines and technologies for organizing games of chance are notified that in the Republic of Srpska from 19/03/2019, Law on Games of Chance shall enter into force (Official Gazette of the Republic of Srpska, 22/19) which prescribes that the organizers of games of chance are obligated, for the purpose of surveillance, to possess appropriate computer system which provides saving of data on all elements of organizing games of chance and which is approved by the Ministry. Also, slot machine for games of chance, system for organizing games of chance via internet, as well as the system for organizing betting games, that is put into use in the Republic must possess a certificate of conformity of the device type and program obtained from the authorized and certification responsible laboratory, which is accredited according to norm ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO/IEC 17065 whose accreditation include procedures and conditions for devices and technologies for organizing games of chance.

Also, based on the Law on Games of Chance, Rulebook on conducting technical surveillance of machines and technologies for organizing games of chance (Official Gazette of the Republic of Srpska, 61/19) was issued and came into force on 26/07/2019 and it prescribes conditions and procedures for authorising laboratories for certification of machines and technologies for organizing games of chance, conditions and manner of conducting technical surveillance of machines and technologies for organizing games of chance, as well as conditions that legal persons conducting technical surveillance are fulfilling. That Rulebook prescribes that each machine and other technology for organizing games of chance intended to be used in the territory of the Republic of Srpska must possess a certificate of conformity with the technical conditions determined by the regulations governing the domain of games of chance in the Republic of Srpska. Certificate of conformity for the machines and other technologies for games of chance can be issued by the laboratory authorised by the Ministry of Finance after the fulfilment of all necessary technical conditions was determined.

Provision of the Article 5 of the Rulebook on conducting technical surveillance of machines and technologies for organizing games of chance prescribes that the Laboratory shall submit the request for authorisation to the Ministry along with the following:

            1) certificate on accreditation according to the norm EN ISO/IEC 17025 whose accreditation include procedures and conditions for machines and technologies for organizing games of chance, issued by the accreditation body that is a signatory of Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) within International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC),

            2) certificate on accreditation according to the norm EN ISO/IEC 17065, whose accreditation include procedures and conditions for machines and technologies for organizing games of chance, issued by the accreditation body that is a signatory of Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) within International Accreditation Forum (IAF),

            3) proof that at least one full-time employee in the laboratory possesses relevant certificate on his qualifications for conducting control of access and ethical hacking,

            4) proof that at least one full-time employee in the laboratory possesses relevant certificate on his qualifications for conducting IT surveillance (CISA, CISM and similar),

            5) proof that at least one full-time employee in the laboratory has a master degree or higher education qualification according to which the person is qualified to examine mathematical and statistical characteristics, software, electronic and IT characteristics of machines and technologies.

             For the laboratories that fulfil above mentioned conditions, Minister of Finance shall issue a Decision on authorisation for a five year period.

 

Contact person in the Ministry:

Žarko Kukić

z.kukic@mf.vladars.net



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