The National Gambling Board (NGB) is established by the National Gambling Act, 1996 (Act, No. 33 of 1996) as a juristic person.
The Board has powers and duties exercised and performed in accordance with the National Gambling Act, 2004 (Act No. 7 of 2004). It monitors, evaluates and investigates when necessary the
issuing of national licenses by provincial licensing authorities. It establishes and maintains national registers regarding various gambling activities.
The Board of the NGB is the Accounting Authority. Members of the Board are appointed by the Minister of Trade and Industry.
The CEO is appointed by the Board in terms of Section 73 (1) (a) of the National Gambling Act 2004, (Act No. 7 of 2004), in consultation with the Minister. The CEO is responsible for
administration, providing leadership, implementing Board resolutions and facilitating the implementation of the NGB's mandate.