The Gaming (Bingo) Act (Variation of Monetary Limit) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-08-28

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 2153

BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES
The Gaming (Bingo) Act (Variation of Monetary Limit) Order 1998

Made
28th August 1998

Laid before Parliament
9th September 1998

Coming into force
1st October 1998

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the power conferred upon him by section 2(2)(b) of the Gaming (Bingo) Act 1985(1), hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Gaming (Bingo) Act (Variation of Monetary Limit) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 1st October 1998.

2.  The sum of £500,000 is hereby specified as the maximum amount to be paid as a prize in respect of a game of multiple bingo.

3.  The Gaming (Bingo) Act (Variation of Monetary Limit) Order 1995(2) is hereby revoked.

George Howarth
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
Home Office
28th August 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order provides that the maximum amount to be paid as a prize in respect of a game of multiple bingo shall be £500,000. It thereby replaces the limit of £250,000 specified for the purposes of section 2(2)(b) of the Gaming (Bingo) Act 1985 by the Gaming (Bingo) Act (Variation of Monetary Limit) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/122).


(1)
1985 c. 35.

(2)
S.I. 1995/122.
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