The Law On Lotteries, Etc (The Lottery Act)

Original Language Title: Lov om lotterier m.v. (lotteriloven)

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Law of the lotteries m.v. (lottery law).

Date LO-1995-02-24-11
Ministry of Ministry of Culture
Last modified LAW-2015 -06-19-65 from 01.10.2015
Published And In 1995 No. 4
Istrontrecation
Changing LO-1939-05-12-3
Announcement
Card title Lottery Law-lottl.

Capital overview :

Lovens title modified by law 21 des 2007 # 131 (ikr. 1 jan 2008 ifg res. 21 des 2007 # 1571). -Jof. strl.krl. Section 12 # 1 and pledge 13 June 1924 # 4 (prize bond loan), 1 July 1927 # 3 (totalizer), 16 June 1972 No. 47 Section 5, Law 28 aug 1992 No. 1 103 (money game). -Jof. former laws 7 June 1845 # 4, 14 June 1851, 27 July 1895 # 2. 12 May 1939 # 3. 4 June 1976 # 39.

Chapter I. Definitions. Lovens site-real scope

SECTION 1. Definitions of the

In this law, the

a) Lottery : business in which participants against deposits can be enlisting gains as a result of trekking, guessing, or other approach that completely or partly gives a random outcome.
b) Happiness games : lottery using tombola, lucky wheels, bingo or other mechanical or electronic devices where there is a variety of consecutive trekking.
c) Garms automaton : fortune games where the draw is going on by a mechanical or electronic device that also automatically performs benefits extradition.
d) Vargevines automaton : benefits automaton that outdeliver gains in the form of goods.
e) Outpayment automaton : benefits automaton that provide gains in the form of money or value evidence.

In doubt, the ministry decides with binding effect if it has been lottery, and in case of what kind of lottery that has been issued.

The king can at regulation decide that

a) business that goes in under the first clause, completely or partly to be exemped from the law.
b) The law completely or partly shall apply to mechanical or electronic devices that against deposits provide the right to games without the possibility of gain (entertainment machines).

The law does not apply to the lottery numbers that fall under the law of 28. August 1992 No. 103 about monetary game m.v., or as of the way, is regulated in particular law.

Section 1 a. Law's purpose

The purpose of the law is to ensure that lotteries are being held in reassuring forms under public control, with aim to prevent negative social consequences of lotteries, while adding that lottery can be a good source of income for community service and humanitarian work.

0 Added by law 29 aug 2003 No. 90 (ikr. 1 jan 2004 ifg. res. 29 aug 2003 No. 1 1091).
SECTION 2. Shonest rules about the site of the law

The king can decide that the law completely or partly shall apply to Svalbard. The Ministry can at regulation determine exceptions from parts of the law for Norwegian ships that go on route between Norwegian and foreign port.

The law does not apply to aboard Norwegian vessels that do not run Norwegian port or on Norwegian devices and facilities outside of Norwegian economic zone and the Norwegian part of the Continental Barenal Bac.

SECTION 3. Prescription

The Ministry can provide regulations for the completion of this law, and herunder determine :

a) rules for the treatment of applications
b) general terms and conditions to dehold the lottery
c) financial frame conditions for the different types of lottery
d) requirements for approval and control with wood and gaming devices
e) requirements for the safety of the benefits and handling of unavealed benefits
f) requirements of accounting and audit, herunder regulations out over the requirements as follows by the Accounting Act
g) requirements of the lottery event, lottery contractor, local holder and manufacturer / supplier of equipment to lottery business
h) requirements for gaming halls
in) ban on loterior or possession of lottery devices that can be easily abused or difficult can be checked
j) further rules about callbacks, herding regulations on lockout for a bounded period, as well as provide further regulations on the approach of the approach of illegation of the illegation, administrative parent and foreclosure.

The Ministry of Justice can at regulation decide that it should be paid year-off for the lineup of benefit and entertainment machines and that it shall be paid special fees for each lottery event. The Ministry may decide that the lottery authority expenditures upon treatment of applications, approval, authorization, registration, trekening and control of gaming devices as well as accounting control shall be covered by the lottery event or other requisitioned by specific set fee. The Ministry of Justice can at regulation decide that it should be paid an annual fee for benefits machines to coverage of expenditures to fund-game issues.

The Ministry can at regulation give closer regulations on the lottery registry's content, theres about what information should be co-taken in print from the registry and to what extent to be paid fees for printing.

0 Modified by laws 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356), 9 Feb 2007 # 5 (ikr. 9 Feb 2007 ifg res. 9 Feb 2007 # 147), 19 des 2008 number 117 (ikr. 1 jan 2009 ifg res. 19 des 2008 No. 1 1420). Endres by law 29 aug 2003 # 90 (ikr. from the time the King decides).

Chapter II. Lottery authorities claim to lottery events m.v.

0 The headline changed by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356).
SECTION 4. Lottery

The lottery authority provides permission and approval by the provisions of this law, and shall take control that regulations granted in or in the co-hold of this law are being honored. The lottery authority determines cases that have been added to the Lottery Authority in or in the co-hold of the law here. The Ministry can provide general cuts to the Lottery Health, but not instruct the Lottery Authority in individual cases.

The lottery authority is led by a director appointed by the King. The Ministry is determining an instruction for the position.

0 Modified by laws 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356). 21 des 2007 # 130 (ikr. 1 jan 2008 ifg res. 21 des 2007 # 1570).
Section 4 a. Lottery Board

The lottery subject is the cleritable authority for the Lottery Regulatory Commission. The Ministry can provide general cuts to the Lottery Board, but not instruct the Lottery Board in single cases.

The lottery Board shall consist of a leader and two members, all with personal upmentioned varammembers. The lottery board is appointed by the King. Nemnda's members are appointed for four years. Revition can be done once. The Verknow is voluntary. Supplerings during the period are conducted by the ministry. The Ministry can solve a member of the Board of Board of the enlisted if the member did not observe his secrecy, aggravated other duties as follows by the enlisted or even asking for it.

The lottery Board shall have a secretariat, which will conduct case preparation and the future of the Lottery Board of the Lottery Board.

The lottery board can only hit the ordinance when all the members are present. Cases are decided by multinumber maintenance.

The Ministry of Justice can provide rules on the Lottery Board of the work, herunder that some case types can be decided by the Board of Board of the Board or of the Board's secretariat.

0 Added by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356).
Section 4 b. (Raised by law 21 des 2007 # 130 (ikr. 1 jan 2008 ifg res. 21 des 2007 # 1570).) Section 4 c. Authority

Entrepreneurs to arrange lottery on behalf of an organization or association must be authorized. Should a lottery that need permission after Section 6 and 10 1 being held in a firm local, the holder of the venue must be authorized.

The authority is provided by the Lottery Authority. The lottery authority may require the future of the ordinary police reference in connection with the authority mentioned in the first clause.

0 Added by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356), modified by laws 21 des 2007 # 130 (ikr. 1 jan 2008 ifg res. 21 des 2007 # 1570), 21 June 2013 # 82 (ikr. 1 jan 2014 ifg. res. 27 Sep 2013 # 1132 that changed at res. 13 des 2013 # 1449).
1 Section 10 has been repealifted.
Section 4 d. Lottery registry

Approvals and authority granted in co-hold of Section 4 b and 4 c as well as permits for the lineup of benefits vending machines and entertainment machines shall be registered in a central register. Attaches for the callbacks of approval, authorization or permission of the automatic lineup shall be registered in the registry.

0 Added by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356). Endres by law 29 aug 2003 # 90 (ikr. from the time the King decides).
Section 4 e. Ownership and assault distribution

Entreprenetes an organization or association with a humanitarian or community-useful purpose as a community holder or entrepreneur, the two businesses shall be clearly separate organizational and fiscal-wise m.v.

Local holder, entrepreneur and organizations and organisations with humanitarian or civic purpose duties to report to the Lottery Authority any ownership in enterprises that are retaken by the law here. The same applies to changes in such ownership.

0 Added by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356).
Section 4 f. Fiscal and audit alike

The person approved or authorized in the co-hold of Section 4 b and 4 c is fiscal fiscal after the fiscal law with less equivalent accounting equality follows by other legislation. If business as mentioned in the first period is part of any other business, lottery business revenue and expenditures are going to be very specific by the accounting.

The one that has fiscal equality after the paractment here is also audit equality by the rules of the accounting law. This still does not apply to the one that only acts as a community holder.

The lottery authority can provide the dispensation from the rules of accounting and audit duties in the paragrafen here.

0 Added by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356).

Chapter III. Lottery business. Sanctions

0 The headline changed by law 21 des 2007 # 131 (ikr. 1 jan 2008 ifg res. 21 des 2007 # 1571).
SECTION 5. Lottery's purpose

Lottery can only be held to income for a humanitarian or community-useful purpose.

The first clause still does not apply to :

a) The lottery in meetings where the public does not have access, when the lottery is not the main purpose of the meeting.
b) The lottery that is being deheld within a bounded area when the draw is going on without the use of mechanical or electronic devices (basars), provided that benefits are limited by closer determination determined by the King in regulation.
c) The lottery that is being held as a poker game in private homes between people in close to the walkway, when the lottery doesn't have an organized or professional touch. The number of participants, the age limit of participation and amounts of deposits in such lottery tickets shall be in accordance with the limits determined by the King in regulation.

The king can in regulation determine that the lottery as mentioned in Section 7 first clause letter a and b can be held to income for other purposes than mentioned in the first clause above.

0 Changed by law 29 aug 2003 # 90 (ikr. 1 May 2005 ifg. res. 8 apr 2005 # 302), 19 des 2014 # 93 (ikr. 1 jan 2015).
SECTION 6. lottery permit

With exceptions as mentioned in Section 7, it is forbidden to dehold the lottery without permission.

Permission to cancel lottery can be given to national, regional or local organizations or organisations that in their business are taking care of the purposes as mentioned in Section 5 first joints within the area that the lottery is going on. Such organizations or organisations can also be given permission to dehold lottery numbers to income for humanitarian business outside of this area. When the honest consideration dictates it, other institutions or conclusions may be given permission to dethage the lottery to income for humanitarian business.

By decision of permission shall be given, it can be taken into consideration of a civic-minded distribution of the income opportunities from the lottery business.

SECTION 7. Lottery that doesn't require permission

The following lotteries do not need permission :

a) Vargevines of goods after closer determination determined by the King in regulation
b) Pre-structe and post-enforced lottery numbers with a limited turnover after closer determination determined by the King in regulation, when the lottery is not left an accomplice against payment.
c) Lottery as mentioned in Section 5 different joints, when the lottery is not left an accomplice against payment.

The Ministry can at regulation determine maximitable values for gain and downsize the ban on certain forms of gaming and gaming devices for use in lotteries as mentioned in the first clause.

0 Modified by law 29 aug 2003 # 90 (ikr. 1 May 2005 ifg. res. 8 apr 2005 # 302).
SECTION 8. Trekening

Lottery can either be pre-drawn or withdrawn after ended soldering sales. Trekening can also be performed continuously as luck games.

Pre-or post-hand stretch of the Lottery Authority or other authority after the ministry's provision. By lotteries as mentioned in Section 7, the trekening of the event is made.

0 Modified by laws 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356), 21 des 2007 # 130 (ikr. 1 jan 2008 ifg res. 21 des 2007 # 1570).
Section 8 a. Alderslimit

The age limit for gaming on benefits machines is 18 years old.

The Ministry can in regulation determine age limits for participation in other lotteries.

0 Added by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356). Endres by law 29 aug 2003 # 90 (ikr. from the time the King decides).
SECTION 9. Benefits

It is forbidden to use live animals and alcoholic beverages as benefits. Alcoholic beverages such as prize or gain in private small-scale bacteria are still permitted in the extent that this follows by law 2. June 1989 No. 27 about the turnover of alcoholic beverage m.v. SECTION 8-6. It is also forbidden to put up money or accounts of money as a gain, unless the ministry at regulation has determined exceptions.

The bid against setting up money as a gain does not apply to the payout machines after Section 10. 1

0 Modified by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356). Endres by law 29 aug 2003 # 90 (ikr. from the time the King decides-repit other clauses).
1 Section 10 has been repealifted.
Section 10. (Raised by law 29 aug 2003 # 90 (ikr. 1 July 2007 ifg res. 15 June 2007 # 620).) SECTION 11. Marketing, messaging and payment of the lottery

With the exception for lotteries mentioned in Section 7, it is forbidden to drive marketing or the messaging of lotteries that are not granted permission after Section 6 other clauses. As a messaging of the lottery without permission is counted among other payment of effort and gain in such lottery. The king can give further provisions about the extent and the completion of the tender order of the payment.

0 Modified by law 19 des 2008 number 117 (ikr. 1 June 2010 ifg. res. 19 Feb 2010 # 183).
SECTION 12. Invision in rainfall m.even

The lottery authority is going after the request is granted visibility into the accounts of the organisations, organizations m.v. that dehold the lottery after this law, or have applied for this.

The same applies to the accounts of the person against the settlement has claimed to arrange the lottery for others.

The lottery authority has at all times

a) access to place where soldering sales is going on to make sure the lottery is going on according to law, regulation and terms that are stipulable in co-law.
b) access to control the devices used for games or trekening of lotteries as being retaken by this law, and may require them examined at the owner or user's expense.

When there is reasonable reason for suspicion of violation of Section 16, the lottery authority has been allowed to conduct such scrutiny and beattibility as it finds necessary.

0 Modified by laws 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356), 21 des 2007 # 131 (ikr. 1 jan 2008 ifg res. 21 des 2007 # 1571), 19 des 2008 No. 1 117 (ikr. 1 jan 2009 ifg res. 19 des 2008 No. 1 1420).
SECTION 13. The determining and modification of terms

The lottery authority can determine terms of the lottery.

New or changing terms can be determined after the permission is granted if the lottery is held in violation of regulations determined in or in co-held by this law, or where the business otherwise causes disruption of the public calm and order.

Under conditions as mentioned in other joints, the lottery authority can determine conditions for continued operation of the lottery of the lottery as mentioned in Section 7.

0 Modified by laws 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356), 19 des 2008 No. 1 117 (ikr. 1 jan 2009 ifg res. 19 des 2008 No. 1 1420).
SECTION 14. Recall the approval, authorization and permission

Approvals, authorization and lottery permission can be called back if repeated or serious violations of regulations in the law here or provisions or terms in the co-hold of this Act.

Recall can also take place if the lottery business has caused repeated or severe violations of calm and order or causing an environment that is harmful to children and young.

The lottery authority or the ministry of the ministry can downturn the ban on continued business if there were violations as mentioned in the first clause of the lottery as mentioned in Section 7 first clause, or if such lottery business has led to conditions as mentioned in the other clause.

Upon callbacks of approval, authorization and permission can the lottery authorities determine a due date for the deviation of the lottery.

If the device used for games or trekation of the lottery doesn't seem satisfactory, the lottery permit is to be recalled immediately.

Are the terms of the callbacks of approval, authorization and permission of the first clause otherwise present, the lottery authorities may decide that the lottery should be dismated by using special appointed manager and in the connection demand necessary material issued from the lottery event. The person who received approval, authorization or permission recalled, can be held responsible for the public expenditures at the deviation.

0 Modified by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356).
Section 14 a. Reput on trial of unlawful conditions and termination and closure of illegal business

By comparison with regulations granted in or in the co-hold of this law, the Lottery Authority may give the injunction to the responsible of correcting the illegal relationship, or that the illegal business should cease or shut down. Upon completion of the injunction, a due date shall be set for compliance and given enlightenment that the ordinance will be able to be followed up with the statute of limitations that can be effective as judicial judgment.

0 Added by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356).
Section 14 b. Administrative parental eggs about duty to post-get

The lottery authority can be completed administrative parental eggs against the one that within the stated deadline is failing to comply with the home of the Section 14 a. Is it gone more than 6 months after the injunction was issued, the one that the parent is to be addressed should be given the opportunity to comment before the statute of the parent has been issued. The parent shall provide information on the determination in other joints and shall barely be proclaimed for the one it is aimed at.

The one that the parent is corrected against, can travel lawsuits against the state to get the statute tried. Being lawsuits did not travel within 30 days from discourse, the parent has the same effect as judicial judgement and can be fulfilled by the rules of judge.

The parent cannot be scratched.

0 Added by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356).
Section 14 c. Compulsive

By comparison with regulations granted in or in the co-hold of this law, the Lottery Authority may determine compulsions to be granted the injunction within a specific stated deadline. Compulsive can be determined at the same time with the injunction and runs from the deadline transfer after the injunction. Where compulnict is not determined at the same time with the injunction, it can at violation of the injunction be determined new due date. It can be determined that the mulkten runs as long as the illegal relationship lasts and / or that the ilegges as a one-time fee. Compulting donut ilegges the responsible for the illegal relationship.

The lottery authority can downturn or waived imposed on mulched when the very honest reasons speak for it.

0 Added by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356).
Section 14 d Compulsive

Fees and fees in co-hold of Section 3 other joints and obsessive after Section 14 c are forced grounds for the outlay.

0 Added by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356), modified by law 11 jan 2013 # 3 (ikr. 1 June 2013 ifg. res. 24 May 2013 # 533).

Chapter IV. Different provisions

SECTION 15. Outpayment vending machines

Lottery on the use of the pay-cut automaton can be deheld by gaming company as mentioned in law 28. August 1992 No. 103 about monetary game m.v. Section 3, jf. Section 9 a. For such lottery, the law does not apply here. ---.

0 Raised by law 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356), added again by law 29 aug 2003 No. 90, third period not ikrr, (ikr. 1 jan 2004 ifg. res. 29 aug 2003 No. 1 1091).
SECTION 16. Pyramid games and pyramid-like restatement system

It is forbidden to create, drive, participate in or outset pyramid schemes or similar system. As reauthored by the ban, any system is considered to be able to achieve revenue that only follows by other verves to the pyramid of the pyramid game mv.

The bid in the first clause includes the pyramid-like restatement system in which it tes to gain the ability to achieve revenue that particularly is caused by other verges to the system, and not the sale or consumption of goods, services or other benefits.

The lottery and staple visual vision may require that whoever has had revenue from the revenue system in which the performance of income from the system, documents that their income particularly is due to sales or consumption of goods, services or other benefits, and not that other verves to the system.

The lottery authority may require written confirmation from the violation of the violation of the violation of the first and second clause to cease.

0 Modified by laws 21 des 2005 # 135 (ikr. 1 jan 2006 ifg. res. 21 des 2005 # 1614), 21 des 2007 # 131 (ikr. 1 jan 2008 ifg res. 21 des 2007 # 1571).
SECTION 17. Punishment

The act of intentional or negligent regulations in the law here or provisions or terms of the co-hold of this law is punishable by fines or imprisonment until one year.

Grounv violation is punishable by fines or prison until three years At the decision of whether the violation should be counted as coarse, the emphasis on whether the action applies to a significant amount has been aimed at children or for other reasons must be considered particularly harmful. By violation of regulation after Section 3 first clause letter in and by violation of Section 16 first and other clause, the relationship should always be considered to be rough.

By violation of Section 4 of the Accounting Act Section 8-5.

0 Modified by laws 21 des 2000 # 119 (ikr. 1 jan 2001 ifg. res. 21 des 2000 # 1356), 21 des 2005 # 135 (ikr. 1 jan 2006 ifg. res. 21 des 2005 # 1614), 19 June 2015 # 65 (ikr. 1 oct 2015).
SECTION 18. Law Commencement

The law takes effect from the time the King decides. From the same time, the law is repeaof 12. May 1939 # 3 about the lotteries m.v. The King can determine transition regulations.

0 The law went on ir. 24 Feb 1995 ifg res. 24 Feb 1995 # 184, which also provides transition regulations.