CHAPTER 42
POOLS AND LOTTERIES ACT

[SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION]

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

   REGULATIONS

      The Local Lotteries Regulations

REGULATIONS

THE LOCAL LOTTERIES REGULATIONS

(Section 30)

[1st April, 1968]

G.Ns. Nos.
89 of 1968
354 of 1968

1.   Citation

   These Regulations may be cited as the Local Lotteries Regulations.

2.   Interpretation

   In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires–

   "local lottery" means a lottery other than a foreign lottery;

   "private lottery" or "private ticket lottery" means a lottery or ticket lottery, as the case may be, in which only such class of persons as are specified in the permit issued in respect thereof are allowed to participate;

   "public lottery" or "public ticket lottery" means a lottery or ticket lottery, as the case may be, in which any member of the public may participate;

   "society" means a society registered under the Societies Act * or any other organisation or body of persons which the Director may approve for the purposes of these Regulations;

   "ticket lottery" means a lottery in which two or more persons are invited to purchase lottery tickets bearing different numbers, which numbers are subsequently drawn and the holder of the ticket bearing the winning number is declared to be the winner of the prize in the lottery.

3.   Application for permit

   Every application for a permit to promote a lottery shall be in the form set out in the First Schedule to these Regulations.

4.   Fees

   There shall be paid in respect of every permit to promote a lottery the appropriate fee prescribed in the Second Schedule to these Regulations.

5.   Forms of permit

   Every permit for a lottery shall be in the form set out in the Third Schedule to these Regulations.

6.   Public lottery to be promoted by society

   A public lottery shall not be promoted save by a society.

7.   Terms and conditions of permit for public lottery

   Every permit to promote a public ticket lottery shall be subject to the following terms and conditions–

   (a)   the proceeds of sale of the tickets after deducting therefrom the total value of the prizes payable out of such proceeds and the expenses reasonably incurred in connection with the promotion of the lottery shall be paid to such charity or charities as the Director may approve;

   (b)   no ticket shall be sold to any person under the apparent age of eighteen years;

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