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

Part III : General provisions

58. Offences relating to National Lottery and sports pools



1) Any person who-
a) advertises or offers the opportunity to participate in a lottery, promotional competition, competition or game of another description and who gives, by whatever means, a false indication that it is a lottery, competition or game forming part of, or is otherwise connected with, the National Lottery or is a sports pool licensed in terms of section 55;
b) with the intent to defraud, falsely makes, alters, forges, utters, passes or counterfeits a National Lottery ticket or sports pool ticket;
c) influences or attempts to influence the winning of a prize through the use of coercion, fraud or deception, or through tampering with lottery or sports pool equipment, systems, software, data, tickets or materials; or
d) fails to comply with any regulation made under section 60,

shall be guilty of an offence.