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



Notice No. 1514

14 November 1997


(English text signed by the President.)

(Assented to 6 November 1997.)


To regulate and prohibit lotteries and sports pools; to establish a National Lotteries Board; consequentially to amend the Post Office Act, 1958, the Gambling Act, 1965, and the Gambling Act, 1982 (Ciskei), and to repeal the State Lotteries Act, 1984 (Ciskei), and the Lotteries Decree, 1989 (Transkei); and to provide for matters connected therewith.


BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of  South Africa, as follows:-