Gambling And Lotteries Amendment Act

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Azartspēļu un izložu likumā

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law on lotteries and Gambling draw gaming and Lotteries Act (Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2006, 1., no. 14; Latvian journal, 2011, 65 no; 13. No, 188; 2015, nr. 248.) the amendments are as follows: 1. Article 1: to make paragraph 6 by the following: "6) interactive gaming: Gaming in which players can participate in using electronic communication services;"; Supplement to the article 6.1 paragraph by the following: ' 61) interactive draw — a nationwide raffle, in which the player can participate in using electronic communications services ". 2. Express article 2, third paragraph as follows: "(3) gambling and Lotteries organizer of the rights and obligations of criminal money laundering and terrorist financing prevention defines the Crime of money laundering and terrorist financing Prevention Act." 3. To make article 4 second subparagraph by the following: "(2) the Registration of each slot, and slot machine games programs registration Lotteries and gambling supervisory inspection, giving each slot machines and equipment for your identification number that remains constant in all the machines and equipment life. Identification number of the issue of slot machines and equipment is paid service, which provides monitoring of Lotteries and gambling Inspectorate. The amount of the service provided and payment order is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 4. Express article 8 paragraph 1 as follows: "1") is a corporation established in the Republic of Latvia, whose share capital is not less than eur 1 400 000; ". 5. in article 11: Express 1 and 2 in the following wording: "1) current year's last full quarter a copy of the financial statements (balance sheet and profit and loss statement) of economic activity during the reporting period, if the Corporation does business; 2 information on the credit of the Corporation), the extent and term of the credit due at the date of the application; " 5. turn off the point. 6. Supplement article 14, first subparagraph, after the words "to assess compliance with this law, capital requirements," with the words "Corporation's annual report (financial statement and management report) for the previous reporting year and sworn auditor's report". 7. in article 17: put the second part of paragraph 1 by the following: "1) current year's last full quarter a copy of the financial statements (balance sheet and profit and loss statement) of economic activity during the reporting period;"; turn off the second part of paragraph 2 and 3; make the second subparagraph of paragraph 4 by the following: "4) information about the Corporation's credit, their extent and term of the credit check application date;". 8. Add to article 39, the first paragraph, the words "and the financing of terrorism". 9. Article 47: turn off third; to supplement the article with the fourth paragraph as follows: "(4) the cabinet shall determine the information to be included in its programme of interactive gambling compliance review, which was used in interactive gaming." 10. Article 53 of the sixth paragraph: replace the word "game" with the word "gambling"; Add to subparagraph after the word "Department" with the words "electronic means" electronic declaration system. 11. Chapter X be expressed by the following: "chapter X Interactive Lottery article 74. Interactive organizing Lotteries (1) On the interactive Lotteries (money, property, number lotteries and scratch) be the organizing nation-wide organizing lotteries, in which all members will be required for participation in these activities draw out only to electronic communications services and lottery winnings are determined by the specific programme. (2) interactive lotteries locations is the home page of the internet. (3) the national money, possessions, lotteries and scratch cards numbers for ticket sales or otherwise make the payment using electronic communications services are not considered interactive lottery organization within the meaning of this law. 75. article. The right to organize interactive Lottery (1) interactive organizing lotteries are allowed State joint stock company "Latvijas Loto" (hereinafter in this chapter — interactive lottery organizer). (2) interactive organizing lotteries licence (hereinafter also-interactive license for organising lotteries) gives the right to organize interactive Lottery licence specified internet site. 76. article. Licence for the organisation of lotteries of interactive (1) to get the licence for the organisation of lotteries, the interactive interactive lottery organizer will submit to the Lotteries and gambling supervisory inspection application, which shall be accompanied by: 1) information on planned interactive types of lotteries and every interactive Lottery rules; 2) information about the order in which you can purchase tickets or fill out the coupon to participate in the interactive draw; 3 interactive) for information on the organisation of lotteries-use programmes; 4) information as to the place where you will find interactive organizing lotteries-use technique, and on security measures that will be taken to prevent a person's impact on the outcome of an organized interactive lotteries; 5) interactive lotteries organizer's assurance that the proposed physical protection measures of personal data comply with the regulatory requirements; 6) information on interactive Lottery used to organize internet home page; 7) interactive information on the person responsible for lotteries, specifying its name, surname and personal code. (2) interactive Lottery rules indicate the following information: 1) interactive lottery organizer's name and address; 2) interactive Lottery name and type; 3) order in which a participant can take part in interactive draw; 4) interactive lottery ticket or membership fee; 5) total Lottery scratch tickets; 6) Fund, its return by winning group; 7) winning ticket procedure; 8) which the participant can apply to the claims as well as claims handling procedures; 9) other information interactive lottery organizer deems necessary. (3) the Lotteries and gambling supervisory inspection decision on licences for the organisation of lotteries of interactive or a refusal to issue such license shall be adopted within 30 days from the date of receipt of the application. If you are prompted for additional information and documents, Lotteries and gambling supervisory inspection decision on licence for the organisation of lotteries of interactive or a refusal to issue such license shall be adopted within 30 days of additional information and documents received. 77. article. Refusal to issue license interactive organizing lotteries Lotteries and gambling (1) supervisory Inspectorate shall refuse to issue a licence for the organisation of lotteries, the interactive if any of this is to the law referred to in article 66. (2) in addition to this article, the conditions referred to in the first subparagraph and Lotteries gambling supervision Inspectorate refused to issue a license to organize interactive lotteries if there is at least one of the following conditions: 1) presented an interactive lotteries rules do not meet the requirements of this law; 2 interactive organizing lotteries) the program that does not provide winnings total compliance with this law, article 73 of the second part, or other requirements of this Act; 3) interactive lotteries Organizer for security measures that will be taken to prevent a person's impact on organized interactive lotteries, is not enough. 78. article. The licences issued to organize interactive lotteries Lotteries and gambling withdrawal to the supervisory authorities have the right to withdraw the license granted for the organisation of lotteries, the interactive if any of this is the law of article 87(1) the conditions referred to in the first subparagraph, as well as if the interactive lottery organizer reciprocal payments with members using the account or accounts for which no informed the State revenue service or Lotteries and gambling supervisory inspection. Article 79. On the interactive organization of lotteries (1) the person responsible for issuing a license to organize interactive lotteries Lotteries and gambling supervisory inspection approved by the person responsible for the progress of the specific interactive Lottery (hereinafter also-responsible person). (2) the Lotteries and gambling supervisory inspection does not approve of the interactive organizing lotteries responsible person, if it falls within any of this law, article 67, second paragraph, the said conditions. (3) interactive organizing lotteries are prohibited if Lotteries and gambling supervisory inspection has not been approved by the responsible person. (4) the person in charge of the new appointment of the person responsible and the previous release of the interactive lotteries Organizer within three working days notify the Lotteries and gambling supervisory inspection. Decision on the approval of the person in charge or a refusal to approve Lotteries and gambling supervisory inspection takes 20 days after receipt of the communication. If changing the person in charge, referred to in the third subparagraph shall not apply to the prohibition. 80. article. Interactive lotteries Organizer responsibilities (1) interactive lotteries Organizer provides: 1) Player registration and identity verification procedures set by the Cabinet of Ministers, prompting them to identificējošo data and making the players identity check, before they are granted the right to participate in the interactive draw. Cabinet of Ministers sets the player registration and identity verification procedures; 2) for each Member of the interactive draw special game account creation on interactive lotteries Organizer game server; 3) Lotteries and gambling supervisory inspection staff does not interfere with access to interactive lotteries used to organize programs and accounting documents related to the interactive lotteries. (2) Internet site where interactive lotteries organizer uses interactive lottery organization, indicate: 1) interactive lotteries organizer name, unified registration number, registered address, phone number, and interactive Lottery licence number of the organisation; 2) each interactive lottery; 3) each interactive Lottery rules; 4) prohibition to participate in the interactive draw people who are in the country or territory in which the presence of such lotteries are prohibited; 5 the ban to participate in interactive) draw people who have not reached 18 years of age. (3) interactive lotteries Organizer and participants in the settlement between is only permitted in the Republic of Latvia registered open accounts for credit institutions. (4) interactive lotteries Organizer prohibited transfer winnings to the account from which the payment was not made for participation in the interactive draw. (5) the interactive lotteries organizer shall ensure that interactive organizing lotteries to be used in the hardware that stores data about the identity of the players, iemaksātaj membership fees and received winnings, located in the Republic of Latvia. (6) the cabinet shall determine the information to be contained in its interactive program compliance review lotteries that use interactive drawing of lots. (7) information on the organisation of lotteries to be used in interactive applications, the respective security and physical personal data protection measures provided by the Cabinet of Ministers. Cabinet of Ministers shall lay down the procedures for the submission of information on the organisation of lotteries to be used in interactive applications and the respective security and physical protection of personal data. (8) interactive lottery organizer not later than 15 days after the end of the reporting quarter of the Cabinet of Ministers established the State revenue service submitted electronically to the electronic declaration system and Lotteries and gambling supervisory inspection notice of the review quarter sold tickets and paid a winning total. The Cabinet of Ministers shall determine the order in which the interactive lotteries organizer shall provide notice of the revised quarter. " 12. Turn off the article 83. 13. Turn off the first part of article 84. 14. To supplement the transitional rules 19 and 20 with the following: "19. The Cabinet of Ministers to 2017 September 1 issue 80 of this law the provisions referred to in the sixth paragraph. 20. The Cabinet of Ministers to 2017 on May 1, 2004, manages this law, article 80, first paragraph, point 1, in the seventh and eighth in part these provisions. " The law shall enter into force on January 1, 2017. The Parliament adopted the law in 2016, 23 November. The President r. vējonis Riga 2016 December 10