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Lotteries Act, 1997 (Act No. 57 of 1997)

Part I : The National Lottery

Chapter 2 : Licensing of National Lottery

15. Variation of conditions of licence

 

 

1) The Minister may after consultation with the board vary any condition in the licence granted under section 13 or 13A-
a) to the extent provided for in the provisos to section 14(1); or
b) other than a condition contemplated in paragraph (a),

only if the licensee consents to that variation, or if the licensee does not consent to that variation, only if-

i) that variation is provided for in this Act or to the extent provided for in the licence; and
ii) the licensee has been given a reasonable opportunity to make representations to the Minister in respect of the intended variation.

[Subparagraph (ii) amended by section 15(b) of Act No. 32 of 2013]

[Subsection (1) amended by section 15(a) of Act No. 32 of 2013]

 

2) If the Minister after consultation with the board, and after consideration of the licensee’s representations, decides to vary a condition in the licence in accordance with that licence but without the consent of the licensee, the Minister shall cause a notice to be served on the licensee in which the licensee is informed of the variation and the date on which that variation shall take effect, which date shall not be less than 21 days after the date of service of such notice, unless the licensee agrees to a shorter period in writing.

[Subsection 2 amended by section 15(c) of Act No. 32 of 2013]

 

3) The provisions of the licence to vary a condition in the licence under subsection (1) may allow the Minister after consultation with the board to add a condition to the licence or to omit a condition from the licence.

[Subsection 3 amended by section 15(d) of Act No. 32 of 2013]