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LOTTERIESANDTHELAWDepartmentforSocial…:社会彩票和法律部门…THELAWONLOTTERIESINNORTHERNIRELANDInformationleaflet–SLJanuaryAlternativeformatsVersionsofthisleafletinotherlanguagesandformatsmaybemadeavailablefrom:DepartmentforSocialDevelopmentSocialPolicyUnitthFloor,LighthouseBuildingCromacPlaceGasworksBusinessParkOrmeauRoadBelfastBTJBTel:Fax:Email:socialpolicydsdnigovukTheleafletisalsoavailableontheInternetat:wwwdsdnigovukindexlawandlegislationsocialpolicysociallawCONTENTSParagraphPurposeofleafletWhatisalotteryBetting,Gaming,LotteriesandAmusements(NI)OrderSmalllotteriesincidentaltoanexemptentertainmentPrivatelotteriesSocieties'lotteries:IntroductionRegistrationPromoterTicketsanddateoflotteryFrequencyoflotteriesPriceofticketsSaleofticketsIdentificationofwinningticketsPrizesExpensesRecordsInspectionLotteryconsultantormanagerOffencesanddefencesGeneraladviceThelegislationAnnexASociety’slotteryreturnbypromoterAnnexBTHELAWONLOTTERIESINNORTHERNIRELANDPurposeofleafletThisleafletprovidesinformationonsomeastainment"isdefinedinArticle()oftheOrderasa"bazaar,saleofwork,fete,dinner,dance,sportingorathleticeventorotherentertainmentofasimilarcharacter,whetherlimitedtoonedayorextendingoverormoredays"ArticleoftheOrdergivesfulldetailsoftheconditionswhichmustbeobservedinpromotingalotteryasanincidentalpartofanexemptentertainmentSomeexamplesoftheseconditionsare:(a)thewholeproceeds,exceptforspecifieddeductions,ofthelotteryandoftheentertainmentasawholemustbeusedforpurposesotherthanprivategaintheorganisersmaydeductfromtheproceedsoftheentertainmenttheexpensesoftheentertainmentbutnotalltheexpensesincurredinconnectionwiththelotterytheonlyexpenseinconnectionwiththelotterywhichmaybedeductedisthecostofprintingthetickets(b)thesaleofticketsorchancesandthedeclarationofwinnerscanonlytakeplaceonthepremises,andduringthecourse,oftheentertainment(c)participatinginthelotterymustnotbetheonlyortheonlysubstantialinducementtoattendthefunctionThereisnostatutorylimitonthepriceofticketsorchancesoronthevalueofprizes(whichmaybedonated)inthistypeoflotteryTheorganisermust,however,keeprecordsandaccountsrelatingtothewholeentertainmentHemustalsoinformthelocalpoliceatleastdaysbeforehandthattheentertainmentistotakeplacePrivatelotteriesAprivatelotteryisalotteryinNorthernIrelandinwhichthesaleofticketsorchancesisconfinedtoeither:(a)membersofonesociety,egaclub,establishedandconductedforpurposesnotconnectedwithgaming,bettingorlotteriesandanyotherpeopleonthesociety'spremisesor(b)people,allofwhomeitherworkorliveonthesamepremisesSocietyisdefinedintheOrderasincludinganyclub,institution,organisationorassociationofpersons,bywhatevernamecalled,andanyseparatebranchorsectionofsuchaclub,institution,organisationorassociationItisimportanttonotethat,insofarasprivatelotteriesareconcerned,eachlocaloraffiliatedbranchorsectionisregardedasaseparateanddistinctsocietyAccordinglyalocalbranchorsectionwhichrunsaprivatelotterymayonlysellticketstomembersofthatbranchorsection(and,ofcourse,toanyotherpeopleonthesociety’spremises)ThelotterymustbepromotedbypeoplewhoarethemselvesmembersofthesocietyorofthegroupofpeoplewhoworkorlivetogetherArticleoftheOrdergivesfulldetailsoftheconditionswhichmustbeobservedinpromotingaprivatelotterySomeexamplesoftheseconditionsare:(a)thewholeproceedsiethemoneyraisedfromthesaleofticketsorchances,afterdeductingonlytheexpensesallowedforprintingandstationery,mustbedevotedto:,theprovisionofprizesor,wherethelotteryisrunforthemembersofasociety,totheprovisionofprizes,topurposesofthesocietyortoboth(b)theamountoftheproceedsdeductedforexpenses(printingandstationery)mustnotexceedwhicheveristhelessof:,theexpensesactuallyincurredor,oftheproceeds(c)thetotalvalueofticketsorchancessoldmustnotexceed,thereisnorestrictiononthepriceofanindividualticketorchanceoronthevalueofprizes(whichmaybedonated)(d)thelotterymayonlybeadvertisedonthelotterytickets,onthepremisesofthesocietyoronthepremisesonwhichthepeopleforwhomitispromotedworkorlive(e)thepriceofeveryticketorchancemustbethesameandmustbestatedontheticket(f)eachticketmustshow:,thenameandaddressofeachofthepromoters,astatementofthepersonstowhomthesaleofticketsorchancesisrestrictedand,astatementthatnoprizewonwillbepaidordeliveredtoanyoneotherthanthepersontowhomthewinningticketorchancewassold(g)noticketorchancemaybeissuedexceptbywayofsaleandthefullpricemustbepaidforitwhenitisissuedThusnoticketsorchancesmaybesoldatadiscountegforthepriceofTheprivatelotteryprovisionsareintendedtoallowfortraditionalsweepstakesinworkplacesetcandsmallscale,fundraisingballotsbysocietiesTicketsorchancesmustnotbesoldtothepublicatlargeSocieties'lotteriesIntroductionAsociety'slotteryisoneinwhichticketsorchancesmaybesoldtothegeneralpublicArticle()oftheOrderdefinessocietyandsociety'slotteryasfollows:“society”includesanyclub,institution,organisationorassociationofpersons,bywhatevernamecalled,andanyseparatebranchorsectionofsuchaclub,institution,organisationorassociation“society'slottery”meansalotterypromotedonbehalfofasocietyestablishedandconductedwhollyormainlyforoneormoreofthefollowingpurposes:(a)charitablepurposes(b)participationin,orsupportof,athleticsportsorgamesorculturalactivitiesor(c)otherpurposeswhicharenotpurposesofprivategainorofanycommercialundertakingEachbranchorsectionofasocietymaybetreatedasasocietyinitsownrightsothateachmayregister(seeparagraph)forthepurposeofrunningitsownlotteriesThewholeproceeds,iethemoneyraisedfromthesaleofticketsorchances,ofasociety'slottery,afterdeductionofallowableexpensesandprizes,mustbeappliedtothepurposesofthesocietyAsociety'slotterymustbepromotedinNorthernIreland,thesocietymustberegisteredwiththedistrictcouncilinwhoseareaitsofficeorheadofficeissituatedandthelotterymustbepromotedinaccordancewiththelotteryschemeapprovedbythesocietyTicketsorchancesmaybesoldthroughoutNorthernIrelandsubjecttotherestrictionsinparagraphstoItshouldbenotedthatGreatBritainhasitsownlegislationonlotteriescontainedintheGamblingActTicketsinaNorthernIrelandsociety’slotterymaynotbelawfullysoldinGreatBritainbyapersoninGreatBritainSimilarly,ticketsinaGreatBritainsociety’slotterymaynotbelawfullysoldinNorthernIrelandbyapersoninNorthernIrelandThelawinGreatBritainandNorthernIrelanddoesnotpreventthesaleofaGBsociety’slotteryticketsbypostortelephonedirectlytoapersoninNorthernIrelandorthesaleofaNorthernIrelandsociety’slotteryticketsbypostortelephonedirectlytoapersoninGreatBritainSimilarlythesaleofticketsinforeignlotteriesinNorthernIreland,althoughlawfulintheircountryoforigin,isprohibitedRegistrationToregisterwiththedistrictcouncil,asocietymust:(a)applytothecouncilforregistration,specifyingthepurposesforwhichthesocietyisestablishedandconducted(b)provideanyotherdetailswhichthecouncilmayrequire(thecouncilmayalreadyhaveanapplicationformdrawnupforthispurpose)(c)specifytheaddressofitsofficeorheadoffice(d)attachacopyofitslotteryschemeshowinghowitproposestorunitslotteries(thecouncilmayhaveamodelschemeavailable)(e)copytheapplicationtothelocalpolicedistrictcommanderBeforedecidingwhetherornottograntanapplication,thecouncilwillhearanyrepresentationswhichthepolicemaymakeTheapplicationmustberefusediftheconditionsinthedefinitionofasociety'slottery(seeparagraph)arenotsatisfiedorifthelotteryschemedoesnotconformtothelawTheapplicationmayberefusedif:(a)anyoneconnectedwithalotterypromotedorproposedtobepromotedonbehalfofthesocietyhasbeenconvictedofanoffenceinvolvinglotteries,fraudordishonestyor(b)theaddressoftheofficeorheadofficeofthesocietyisthesameasthatoftheofficeorheadofficeofanotherregisteredsocietyestablishedforthesameoraconnectedpurposeor(c)anylotterypromotedbyoronbehalfofthesocietywithinthelastyearshasnotbeenproperlyconductedIfthedistrictcouncilrefusestheapplication,thesocietymayappealtothecountycourtIfthedistrictcouncilregistersthesociety,afeeofispayableOnJanuaryofeachfollowingyear,afeeofispayabletomaintaintheregistrationAregisteredsocietymustnotifythedistrictcouncil:(a)ofanychangeintheaddressofthesociety'sofficeorheadofficewithindaysofthechangetakingeffectand(b)ofanychangeinitslotteryschemebeforeanyticketsaresoldundertheamendedscheme(Alotteryschemebeingcontrarytolawisoneofthegroundsuponwhichadistrictcouncilmayrevokeasociety’sregistration)PromoterThelotterymustbepromotedbyamemberofthesocietywhohasbeenauthorisedinwritingbyitsgoverningbodytoactasthepromoterTicketsanddateoflotteryEachticketmustspecifythenameofthesociety,thenameandaddressofthepromoterandthedateofthelotteryThedateofalotteryisdefinedinArticle()oftheOrderasthedateonwhichthewinnersinthatlotteryareascertainedIfthewinnersareselectedbyadraw,thedateofthelotterywillbethedateofthedrawThelawisnotspecificaboutthedateofwhatisusuallyreferredtoasan“instant”lotteryiewherethereisnodrawandthewinnersareascertainedsolelybyreferencetowhatisprintedontheticketsegscratchcardswherenumbersorsymbolsareconcealedwithasubstancewhichhastoberemovedtoshowiftheticketisawinnerIntheabsenceofadefinitiveinterpretationbythecourts,itisconsideredthatthedateofan“instant”lotteryshouldbetakenasthelastdayonwhichtheticketsaretobeonsaleIfasocietypromotesormorelotterieswiththesamedate,theticketssoldineachlotterymustbearaserialnumbertoshowtowhichlotterytheyrelateWheretheinformationappearingonaticketincludesanyreferencetoanexternallotteryconsultantormanager(seeparagraph)employedinthepromotionofthelottery,thesizeoftheletteringusedinthatreferencemustbenobiggerthanthesmallestletteringusedforthenameofthesocietypromotingthelotteryandthereferencemustbenomoreprominentthanthesociety’snameEachticketmustalsospecifythenameofthedistrictcouncilwhichregisteredthesociety(seealsoparagraphsandforcontentoftickets)FrequencyoflotteriesTherearecurrentlynorestrictionsonthenumberandfrequencyoflotterieswhichmaybepromotedbyasocietyPriceofticketsApersoncannotparticipateinalotteryunlessthewholepriceoftheticketorchancehasbeenpaidtothesocietyInaddition,oncemoneyhasbeenreceivedfor,oronaccountof,aticketorchance,itcannotberefundedThepriceofeveryticketorchancemustbethesameandmustbeshownontheticketItis,therefore,notpermittedtooffersay,ticketsorchancesforthepriceofThemaximumpriceofaticketorchanceisSaleofticketsNoticketorchancemaybeboughtorsoldbyanyoneundertheageofTicketsorchancesmustnotbesoldinanystreetStreetisdefinedasincludinganybridge,road,lane,footway,subway,square,court,alleyorpassage,whetherathoroughfareornot,whichisopentothepublicwithoutpaymentThisrestrictiondoesnotapplytothesaleofticketsorchancesbyapersoninakioskorshoppremiseswithnospacefortheaccommodationofcustomersTheshoppremisesenvisagedwouldbethetypewithasidewindoworacounteropeningdirectlyontothestreetthroughwhich,oroverwhich,goodssuchasicecream,newspapersetcaresoldtopeopleinthestreetTicketsorchancesmaynotbesoldbymeansofamachineorinalicensedbookmakingofficeTicketsorchancesmaynotbesoldbyanyonewhenvisitinganotherpersonathishomeinthedischargeofanyofficial,professionalorcommercialfunctionnotconnectedwithlotteriesDoortodoorsellingisotherwisepermittedThetotalvalueofticketsorchancessoldinanyonelotterymustnotexceed,Thetotalvalueofticketsorchancessoldinallthelotteriespromotedbyonesocietyinanyyearmustnotexceed,,IdentificationofwinningticketsAcompanysupplying"instant"tickets(seeparagraph)mustnotbeaskedtosupplytheminsuchawaythatwinningticketscanbeidentifiedassuchbeforetheyaresoldPrizesNomorethanoftheproceeds(theamountraisedfromthesaleofticketsorchances)ofalotterymaybeusedtoprovideprizesPrizesmay,however,bedonatedatareducedcostorfreeofchargePrizesdonatedfreeofchargewouldnotberegardedashavingbeenappropriatedfromthelotteryproceedsNoprizemayexceed,inamountorvalue,,orofthelotteryproceeds,whicheveristhegreaterandregardlessofwhetherornottheprizeisdonatedIneffect,thecurrentceilingis,(subjecttothelimitontheuseofproceedsforprizesseeparagraph)asthemaximumpossibleproceedsofalotteryare,seeparagraphValueisnotdefinedintheOrderItissuggested,however,thatthevalueofaprizeshouldbebasedontherecommendedretailpriceplusanyrelevanttaxesorotherassociatedcharges,butlessanydiscountgenerallyavailabletoanymemberofthepublicatthetimetheticketsorchancesareofferedforsaleNoprizecanbeofferedonsuchtermsthatthewinningoftheprizedependsonthepurchaseofmorethanoneticketorchanceinthelotteryThisprohibitiondoesnotapplywherewinningdependsonthepurchaseofmorethanonechanceifthetotalpriceofthosechancesisnomorethan(beingthecurrentmaximumpriceofaticketorchanceinalotteryseeparagraph)ExpensesTheamountofthelotteryproceedswhichmaybedeductedtomeetexpenses(exclusiveofprizes)iswhicheveristhelessof:(a)theexpensesactuallyincurredor(b)(i)wheretheproceedsare,orless,oftheproceedsor(ii)wheretheproceedsexceed,,oftheproceedsForthepurposesofdeterminingexpenseslimits,thelawrequiresthattheamountofanyexpensesmetby:(a)thesocietyonwhosebehalfthelotteryispromoted,or(b)anybeneficiaryofthelottery,mustbetreatedashavingbeentakenforexpensesfromtheproceedsofthelotteryRecordsPromotersshouldensurebeforeproceedingwithalotterythatadequaterecordkeepingandaccountingproceduresareinplaceItisrecommendedthat,attheveryleast,thefollowingbasicrecordsshouldbemaintainedforeachlottery:(a)detailsofticketsorderedandreceivedfromtheprinter(b)detailsofallticketsissuedtoeachpointofsaledetailsofticketssold,returnedunsoldandnotreturned(togetherwithbriefreasonforthefailuretoreturnunsoldtickets)(c)detailsofallincomereceivedfromthesaleofticketsorchances,togetherwithbankingrecordsinsupport(d)detailsofallexpenses,togetherwithrelevantinvoicesitisadvisabletodifferentiatebetweenexpensesappropriateddirectlyfromthelotteryproceeds,thosemetbythesocietypromotingthelotteryorthebeneficiaryandthustreatedasappropriatedfromtheproceeds,andexpensesdonatedbyathirdparty(e)detailsofallprizestogetherwithrelevantinvoices(f)detailsofwinnersandwinningtickets(itisacceptedthatfor"instant"lotteriesitwillbeinappropriatetomaintainlistsofsmallwinnersbutmajorwinnersshouldbedulylistedtogetherwithwinningtickets)(g)detailsofthedistributionoftheproceedstoeachbeneficiarywherethebeneficiaryisotherthanthesocietyconductingthelottery(includingreceiptsfrombeneficiaries)(h)whereagentsareemployed,recordsshouldbemaintainedshowingtheirremunerationandthenumberofticketssoldandreturnedNotlaterthantheendofthethirdmonthafterthedateofalottery,thepromotermustsendacompletedreturn,certifiedbyaqualifiedaccountant(seefootnoteonpage)tothedistrictcouncilwhichregisteredthesocietyAcopyofthisreturnformisattachedatAnnexBAcopyofaticketsoldinthelotterymustbeattachedtothisreturnThesocietymustkeepcopiesofthesereturns,togetherwithcopiesofsupportingbills,receiptsandaccountsforatleastmonthsIfaskedtodosoduringthisperiod,thesocietymustsupplycopiestothedistrictcouncilorthepoliceInspectionAnofficerofthedistrictcouncilorthepolicemayentertheofficeofaregisteredsocietyandinspectitsrecordsandthepromotionofanylotteryLotteryconsultantormanagerAsocietymaywishtoemployanoutsidertoorganiseorrunitslotterySuchapersoniscalledanexternallotteryconsultantormanagerandmustholdalotterycertificategrantedbythecourtbeforehecanactinthiscapacityBeforeasocietyemployssuchaperson,itmustensurethatheholdsalotterycertificateOffencesanddefencesIfanyrequirementofthelawonsocieties’lotteriesiscontravened,thepromoter,andanyotherpersonwhowasapartytothecontravention,isguiltyofanoffenceThepunishmentonconvictioncanrangefromafinetoafineandimprisonmentforuptotwoyearsDefencesare,however,availableif,forinstance,thepromotercanprovethatthecontraventionoccurredwithouthisconsentorconnivance,theproceedsofthelotteryfellshortofthosereasonablyestimatedorthedateofthelotterywasunexpectedlyorunforeseeablydelayedGeneraladviceFurtherinformationonthelotterieslawmaybeobtainedfromSocialPolicyUnit(addressbelow)orthelocaldistrictcouncilLegaladviceonthelawshouldbeobtainedfromaprofessionallegaladviserAdditionalcopiesofthisleafletareavailablefrom:SocialPolicyUnitDepartmentforSocialDevelopmentthFloor,LighthouseBuildingCromacPlaceGasworksBusinessParkOrmeauRoadBelfastBTJBTel:Fax:Email:socialpolicydsdnigovukTheNorthernIrelandCouncilforVoluntaryAction(NICVA)providesadviceandinformationtovoluntaryandcommunitygroupsonlotterylawinNorthernIrelandNICVA’spamphlet“LotteriesAGuideforVoluntaryGroups”isavailable,freeofcharge,bycontactingtheCharityAdviceOfficerat:TheCharityAdviceServiceNorthernIrelandCouncilforVoluntaryActionDuncairnGardensBelfastBTGBTel:Email:denisemccannnicvaorgDepartmentforSocialDevelopmentJanuaryANNEXATHELEGISLATIONPrimarylegislationTheBetting,Gaming,LotteriesandAmusements(NorthernIreland)Order(SINo(NI))TheBettingandLotteries(NorthernIreland)Order(SINo(NI))TheNationalLotteryetcActcSubordinatelegislationTheLotteriesRegulations(NorthernIreland)(SRNo)Theseregulationsrelatetotheconductofsocieties’lotteriesandprescribetheformofthereturn(seeAnnexB)tobemadetothedistrictcouncilforeachlotteryTheLottery(FormofCertificate)Regulations(NorthernIreland)(SRNo)Theseregulationsprescribetheformofthelotterycertificate,grantedbyacourt,whichanexternallotteryconsultantormanagermustholdTheGamingandLotteries(VariationofMonetaryLimits)Order(NorthernIreland)(SRNo)ThisOrderprescribesasthemaximumpriceofaticketorchanceinasociety’slotteryTheBetting,Gaming,LotteriesandAmusementswithPrizes(VariationofFeesandMonetaryLimits)Order(NorthernIreland)(SRNo)ThisOrderprescribesthecurrentfeesfortheregistrationofasocietyfortheinitialregistrationandfortheannualfeetobepaidbyaregisteredsocietyTheabovelegislationmaybeaccessedatwwwstatutelawgovukANNEXBSOCIETY’SLOTTERYRETURNBYPROMOTERThetotalproceedsfromthesaleofticketsorchanceswere(Betting,Gaming,Lotteriesand………………Amusements(NorthernIreland)Order)Theamountofthetotalproceedsappropriatedonaccountof(Tobesentbythepromoteroftheexpenses(exclusiveofprizes)lotterytothedistrictcouncilnamedwas………………,includingbelownotlaterthantheendofthethirdanamountof……………*metmonthafterthedateofthelottery)bytheregisteredsocietyonwhosebehalfthelotterywasPARTpromotedandanamountof……………*metbytheTo…………………………Councilfollowingbeneficiary(nameofdistrictcouncilbywhomthebeneficiariesofthelotterysocietyisregistered)……………………………………………………………………I,………………………………………………………………………(fullforenamesandsurnameof……………promoteroflottery)(fullforenamesandsurnameofbeneficiary,or,whereof………………………………………beneficiaryisasociety,the…………………………………………nameofthesociety)………………………………………………………………of………………………………(fullresidentialaddress)……………………………………………………………………beingthepromoterofalottery………………promotedonbehalfof……………(fullresidentialaddress,or,……………………………………wherebeneficiaryisasociety,(nameofregisteredsociety)thatofitsofficeorheadoffice)(giveseparatedetailsifmoreregisteredbytheabovenameddistrictthanonebeneficiary)councilunderArticleoftheBetting,(*insertnilifappropriate)Gaming,LotteriesandAmusements(NorthernIreland)OrderherebyTheamountofthetotalproceedsmakethefollowingreturninrespectofappropriatedfortheprovisionofthatlottery:prizeswas……………………Thedateofthelotterywas……………………………Thepurposestowhichtheauthorisedinwritingbythegoverningproceedsofthelotterywerebodyofthatsocietytoactastheappliedwaswere…promoterofthislottery……………………………………………………………………Datedthe…dayof………………………………………………………Signed……………………………(giveseparatedetailsifmorethanonepurpose)Occupation…………………TheamountoftheproceedswhichwasappliedforthePARTIIpurposesnamedabovewas………………………CERTIFICATIONOFLOTTERY…………………………………RETURN…………………………………I,theundersigned,beingaqualified…………………………………accountantwithinthemeaningof(giveseparatedetailsifmoreArticle()oftheBetting,Gaming,thanonepurpose)LotteriesandAmusements(NorthernIreland)Orderherebycertify……………………………that(fullforenamesandsurnameofholderoflotterycertificate,or,Ihaveexaminedtheaccountswhereholderofcertificateisarelatingtotheabovelotteryandbodycorporate,titleofbody)tothebestofmyinformationandbelieftheinformationof………………………………containedinthisreturniscorrect……………………………………………………………………Datedthe…dayof………………………(fulladdress,or,whereholderof……………………………………certificateisabodycorporate,(signatureofqualifiedaccountant)thatofitsregisteredorprincipaloffice)…………………………………………………………………………actedasanexternallottery……………………………………consultantormanagerinthe(address)promotionofthelotteryAcopyofaticketsoldinthesaidlotteryisattached“qualifiedaccountant”meansapersonwhoiseligibleforappointmentasacompanyauditorunderArticleoftheCompanies(NI)IherebycertifythatIamamemberofOrderArticle()oftheBettingetcthesaidsocietyandhavebeendulyOrderasamendedbySRN
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