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

Regulations relating to Society Lotteries

13. Permitted expenses in respect of society lotteries



1) Subject to subregulation (2), expenses in a society lottery may be incurred only in respect of the following matters:
a) costs in respect of printing and distribution of tickets;
b) a lottery manager’s fees;
c) actual marketing costs in respect of the lottery;
d) actual expenses incurred by the person conducting the lottery in connection with the lottery;
e) actual expenses incurred in connection with the awarding of the prize; and
f) any other expenses necessary for the proper conducting of the lottery.


2) If the total proceeds of a society lottery-
a) are equal to or less than R1 000 000, the expenses referred to in subregulation (1) may not exceed 15 percent of the proceeds of that society lottery; or
b) exceed R1 000 000, such expenses may not exceed 10 percent of the proceeds of that society lottery.