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

Part I : The National Lottery

Chapter 2 : Licensing of National Lottery

19. Suspension of licence

 

 

1) The Minister, after consultation with the board, may order a suspension of the licence in the notice contemplated in section 18(1) as from the date of service of that notice for a period of not longer than 30 days after the licensee has furnished those reasons.

[Subsection 1 amended by section 19(a) of Act No. 32 of 2013]

 

2) If the Minister, after consultation with the board, decides to suspend the licence in terms of subsection (1), the Minister shall forthwith inform the board and Parliament of that fact and of the grounds for the suspension, 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 19(b) of Act No. 32 of 2013]

 

3) The licence shall immediately cease to be valid if it is suspended for a second time.

 

4) The Minister shall forthwith inform Parliament if the licence has ceased to be valid in terms of subsection (3), 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 4 amended by section 19(c) of Act No. 32 of 2013]