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LOTTERIES AND ART UNIONS ACT 1901 - As at 26 October 2018 - Act 34 of 1901


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   2.      Objects of Act
   2A.     Definitions

   PART 2 - LOTTERIES, GAMES OF CHANCE AND ART UNIONS

           Division 1 - General prohibition

   3.      Selling or disposing of goods etc by lottery or chance prohibited

           Division 2 - Exceptions to general prohibition

   4.      Certain charitable and non-profit organisations authorised to conduct lotteries
   4A.     Certain organisations authorised to conduct games of chance
   4B.     Lotteries and games of chance for the promotion of trade
   4C.     Games of chance in registered clubs
   4D.     Sweepstakes in relation to Melbourne Cup and other events
   4E.     Conduct of certain games of housie authorised
   4F.     Conduct of progressive lotteries authorised
   4G.     Conduct of gratuitous (free entry) lotteries authorised
   5.      Art unions
   6.      Conditions and permits for art unions
   6A.     (Repealed)
   6B.     Substitution of prizes
   7.      Application to permits of Licensing and Registration (Uniform Procedures) Act 2002
           8-13. (Repealed)

           Division 3 - Other provisions

   14.     Falsification of records
   15.     Unclaimed prizes
   15A.    Delegation of Minister's powers

   PART 3 - OFFENCES

   16.     Misappropriation of funds or prizes
   17.     Fraudulent conduct of lotteries and games of chance
   17A.    False representations
   17B.    Keeping of records
   18.     Penalty for selling tickets in or near to streets
   18A.    Entitlement of winner to prize
   18B.    Liquor prizes

   PART 4 - FOREIGN LOTTERIES

   19.     Definition of "foreign lottery"
   19A.    Application of Act to lotteries conducted outside NSW
   20.     Penalty for advertising etc foreign lottery
   21.     Penalty for selling ticket etc in foreign lottery

   PART 5 - INVESTIGATIONS

   21A.    Appointment of inspectors
   21B.    Minister may inquire into lottery activity
   21C.    Power of Minister to require accounts etc
   21D.    Power of entry and inspection
   21E.    Search warrant
   21F.    Auditor-General to act as or provide inspector
   21G.    Recovery of certain expenses
   21H.    Offences in relation to inquiries

   PART 6 - MISCELLANEOUS

   22.     Proceedings for offences
   22A.    Minister may issue direction prohibiting conduct of lottery activity
   22AA.   Minister may prohibit person or organisation from conducting lottery activities
   22B.    Service of documents
   22C.    Offences by corporations
   22D.    Remedial orders
   23.     Regulations
   24.     Savings and transitional provisions
           Schedule 1 (Repealed)
           SCHEDULE 2


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