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

Regulations Relating to Allocation of Money in National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund

5. Requirements for the allocation funds for arts, culture and national heritage (sec 30 (1))

 

 

A juristic person applying for a grant in terms of section 30 of the Act shall-

1) be a body established to promote the arts, culture or the national historical, natural, cultural or architectural heritage;
2) state tat its income and property are not distributable to its members, employees or managers, except as reasonable compensation for services rendered;
3) indicate that changes in the composition of its membership or management will not substantially affect its continued existence;
4) establish that it aims-
a) to enable people throughout the Republic to enjoy a range or art activities both as audiences and participants;
b) to make the arts accessible to more people;
c) to help remove barriers to enjoyment of the arts which may be caused by inadequate facilities in particular artforms or areas; or
d) to promote consciousness of, or to preserve, culture or the national historical, natural or architectural heritage;
5) establish that it-
a) funds or intends to fund projects-
aa) which address the under-provision of facilities outside the principal centres of population;
bb) to improve or refurbish existing venues;
cc) within artforms which are inadequately provided for;
dd) which extend access to the arts; or
ee) which promote consciousness and aim to preserve culture or the national historical, natural, cultural or architectural heritage;
b) enables people to become involved in activities which contribute to the development of the arts, culture or the national historical, natural, cultural or architectural heritage;
c) funds or intends to fund projects which assist disadvantaged communities to become involved in the arts, culture or the national historical, natural or architectural heritage ; or
d) provides or intends to provide facilities in respect of the arts, culture or the national historical, natural, cultural or architectural heritage which are accessible to communities;
e) indicate that the projects undertaken or to be undertaken shall be for the public good and that there is a clear demand therefor;
f) indicate that the projects undertaken or to be undertaken shall safeguard and enhance the natural, cultural or architectural heritage of South Africa;
g) indicate that the project or intended project produces or will produce historical, natural or architectural heritage which would not otherwise have taken place;
h) establish that the project or intended project is financially viable and capable or being implemented;
i) establish that it has adequate measures and procedures for the proper application of sound, economic, efficient and effective management;
j) establish that proper accounting records are kept;
k) furnish a written report pertaining to its financial state of affairs and activities;
l) indicate the procedure for changing its constitution in respect of its aims.