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

Part I : The National Lottery

Chapter 2 : Licensing of National Lottery

20. Revocation of licence

 

 

1) If reasons are furnished by the licensee as contemplated in section 18(1), the Minister, after consultation with the board shall after considering such reasons-
a) decide whether or not to revoke the licence; or
b) call upon the licensee to appear before the board on a specified date to make oral representations in support of any written representations made by the licensee or to answer any questions which the Minister may have with regard to such written representations, whereafter the Minister, after consultation with the board, shall consider the matter and decide whether or not to revoke the licence.

[Paragraph (b) amended by section 20(b) of Act No. 32 of 2013]

[Subsection (1) amended by section 20(a) of Act No. 32 of 2013]

 

2) If the Minister, after consultation with the board, decides to revoke the licence, the Minister shall by written notice served at the registered head office of the licensee notify the licensee of that fact, of the grounds for that revocation and of the date on which that revocation shall take effect.

[Subsection (2) amended by section 20(c) of Act No. 32 of 2013]

 

3) If the Minister, after consultation with the board, decides to revoke the licence in terms of subsection (1), the Minister shall inform the Minister of Finance and Parliament of that fact and of the grounds for that revocation forthwith, 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 (3) amended by section 20(d) of Act No. 32 of 2013]