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

Part II : Other Lotteries

Chapter 3 : Functions of board in respect of society lotteries

44. Requirements after registration of society



1) Any society registered under section 41 shall-
a) notify the board in writing of any change in the address of the society’s office or head office not later than 21 days prior to the day on which such change takes effect;
b) subject to subsection (2), notify the board in writing of any amendment or substitution of the scheme contemplated in section 38(c);
c) within three months after the completion of a society lottery, submit to the board a return in respect of that lottery in such form and manner and with such information as the Minister may require; and
d) preserve all documents including all information kept by the society otherwise than in writing, relating to a lottery conducted on behalf of the society for not less than five years after the date of the lottery.


2) Any notification in terms of subsection (1)(b) shall be given to the board not less than four weeks before any tickets or chances are sold, distributed or offered for sale, in respect of a lottery conducted in accordance with the scheme as modified, amended or substituted.


3) Any return submitted to the board in terms of subsection (1)(c) shall be pre-served by the board for not less than 18 months and be open to the public for inspection.