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Regulations On Amusement Machines

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Regulations on amusement machines.

Date FOR 1995-09-15-793

Ministry of Culture Ministry

Published Dept. In 1995 1292

Commencement 01/10/1995


FOR-2007-12-21-1572 from 01.01.2008

FOR 1987-10-06




Short Title
Regulations on amusement machines

Adopted by Royal Decree. September 15, 1995 by virtue of Law 24 February 1995 no. 11 on Lotteries, etc. § 1 subparagraph b. Promoted by the Ministry of Justice. Transferred to the Ministry of Culture by res. 15 Dec 2000 no. 1263.
Changes: Amended by regulations 22 September 2000 no. 960, 21 Dec 2000 no. 1366, 21 Dec 2007 no. 1572.

§ 1. Lottery Scope for amusement machines Law of 24 February 1995 no. 11 on Lotteries, etc. § 1, second paragraph, § 2, § 3, § 4, § 6, first paragraph, § 12, § 13, § 14, § 15 and § 17 apply correspondingly to mechanical or electronic devices such as the deposit entitling them to play without the possibility of gain (amusement machines).
Games on amusement machines is not a lottery and can run as private businesses.

§ 2. Geographical extent of the regulations These regulations apply in their entirety also for Svalbard.

§ 3. Authority under these regulations permit to set up entertainment machine given by the Gaming Board.
Gaming Board conducts control activities under this regulation.

§ 4. Type approval The Ministry may lay down rules to be required approval before deployment of the entertainment machine can be provided. This may be determined that:

Approval of entertainment machine can only be issued against payment of costs.

Gaming Board shall at all times be authorized to inspect the devices it sought approval for under these regulations and the means in this connection may be required examined to verify that the game will take place in accordance with the law, regulations or rules laid down pursuant to law. It may also be checked whether the device can easily change the nature and otherwise if it during operation will be difficult to control.

§ 5. Appeals Lottery Council appealed to the Gaming Board decision under this regulation.
Gaming Board may grant exemptions from the provisions of this regulation.

§ 6. Implementation of Regulations The Ministry may issue rules for certain amusement machines can be set up without permission.
Ministry may issue further rules for the implementation of these regulations, including whether:

rules for processing applications

approval of entertainment machine

general conditions for deploying entertainment machine

general conditions for the establishment and operation of video arcade

registering assembled amusement machines

special marking for testing and the deployment

control of entertainment machine, including intervals for carrying out control

guidance and control of accounting

cover the costs of processing applications, approval and inspection of gaming devices and accounting controls.

§ 7. Termination of previously granted permits alignment mm Installation permit for amusement machines which are provided by law of 19 March 1939 no. 3 on Lotteries, etc., shall remain valid until they expire by their content, but not beyond March 1, 1996. || | Gaming Board can impose requirements on installing or repairing Counter to determine the turnover. If the rectification has not occurred within the time limit Gaming Board has set, falls permit away.
Record with entertainment gaming machines without permission must be discontinued at the latest - 2 - two months after this regulation comes into force.

§ 8. Entry into force These regulations enter into force on 1 October 1995.
From the same date, the Regulations of 6 October 1987 on Prohibitions pokerautomatar.1