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

Regulations Regarding Promotional Competitions, 2002

7. Offences and penalties



1) A promoter who contravenes regulation 2, 3, 4 or 5 is guilty of an offence.


2) A person who knowingly in contravention of regulation 5 participates in a promotional competition,i s guilty of an offence.


3) A person who hinders, obstructs or otherwise prevents any person who acts on the authority of a warrant issued in terms of regulation 6 from exercising his or her powers or from performing his or her duties authorised by that warrant, is guilty of an offence.


4) Any person convicted of an offence in terms of this regulation is liable to a fine or to imprisonment or to both a fine and imprisonment.