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

Part III : General provisions

61. Regulations in respect of lotteries incidental to exempt entertainments, private and society lotteries



1) The Minister may, with the concurrence of the board, make regulations regarding the conduct of lotteries incidental to exempt entertainments, private lotteries and society lotteries, including-
a) the nature and requirements of any scheme contemplated in section 38(c);
b) the persons or categories of persons to whom and by whom tickets or chances in a lottery may or may not be sold;
c) the circumstances in which tickets or chances may be sold and persons may be invited to purchase tickets or chances;
d) the minimum age at which any person may buy a ticket or chance;
e) any information which shall, or shall not, appear on a ticket;
f) the manner in which a lottery may be advertised;
g) the use of postal services in connection with lotteries;
h) the matters in respect of which expenses in a lottery may be incurred; and
i) in general, any other matter which may be necessary or expedient to prescribe in order to achieve or promote the objects of Part II of this Act.


2) Any power to make regulations under this section may be exercised so as to make different provision in relation to different cases or different circumstances.