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

Part I : The National Lottery

Chapter 2 : Licensing of National Lottery

18. Notice of proposed revocation



1) If the Minister, after consultation with the board, is satisfied that grounds exist for the revocation of the licence granted in terms of section 13 or 13A, the Minister shall in writing notify the licensee of the existence of such grounds and call upon the licensee to furnish reasons, within 14 days of service of that notice at the registered physical address of the licensee, as to why the licence should not be revoked, failing which the licence will cease to be valid upon the expiration of the said period of 14 days.

[Subsection (1) amended by section 18(a) of Act No. 32 of 2013]


2) If the licence for the National Lottery ceases to be valid in terms of subsection (1), the Minister after consultation with the board shall forthwith inform the licensee and Parliament in writing of that fact and of the date upon which the licence ceased to be valid, and if Parliament is not then in session, the Minister shall forthwith inform the Speaker of the National Assembly and the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces of that fact.

[Subsection (2) amended by section 18(b) of Act No. 32 of 2013]