The Lotteries (Amendment) Regulations 1996

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Published: 1996-05-13

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Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 1306

The Lotteries (Amendment) Regulations 1996

13th May 1996

Laid before Parliament
15th May 1996

Coming into force
6th June 1996

In pursuance of section 12 of the Lotteries and Amusements Act 1976(1), and having consulted the Gaming Board for Great Britain and such associations of local authorities as appear to him to be concerned, the Secretary of State hereby makes the following Regulations:

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Lotteries (Amendment) Regulations 1996.

(2) These Regulations shall come into force on 6th June 1996 except that they shall not have effect in relation to any lottery in respect of which any tickets or chances have been sold before that day.

2.  Regulation 6 of the Lotteries Regulations 1993(2) is hereby revoked.

Home Office

Timothy Kirkhope
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
13th May 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend the Lotteries Regulations Act 1993 so as to remove the prohibition on the sale of tickets or chances by a person in the discharge of any official, professional or commercial function not connected with lotteries, when visiting another person at his home.

1976 c. 32.

S.I. 1993/3223.