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Lotteries Act 57 of 1997

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57 of 1997

The Lotteries Act 57 of 1997 intends:

  • to regulate and prohibit lotteries and sports pools;
  • to establish a National Lotteries Board;
  • consequentially to amend
    • the Post Office Act, 1958,
    • the Gambling Act, 1965 [repealed in 1999], and
    • the Gambling Act, 1982 (Ciskei), and
  • to repeal
    • the State Lotteries Act, 1984 (Ciskei), and
    • the Lotteries Decree, 1989 (Transkei); and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.

Commencement

  • 2 May 2003, Section 54 (Gazette 24837 of 2 May 2003)
  • 7 June 2002 (Gazette 23501 of 7 June 2002)
  • 1 March 2000 , Sections 21 to 53 (Gazette 20937 of 25 February 2000)
  • 28 August 1998, Sections 55 to 68 (Gazette 19188 of 28 August 1998 )
  • 17 July 1998, Sections 1 to 20 (Gazette 19073 of 17 July 1998)

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