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Lotteries Amendment Act 32 of 2013

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32 of 2013

The Lotteries Amendment Act 32 of 2013 aims:

  • to amend the Lotteries Act, 1997, so as:
    • to amend certain definitions; 
    • to provide for the establishment of a National Lotteries Commission;
    • to provide for the extension of the powers of the board;
    • to provide for the licensing of an organ of state to conduct the National Lottery;
    • to provide for a clear accountability process for the distributing agency; 
    • to provide for the professionalisation of the distributing agency;
    • to eliminate overlapping of functions between the Minister and the board;
    • to provide for the removal of the reconstruction and development programme as a category entitled to be allocated money of the fund; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.

Commencement

14 April 2015 (Government Gazette 38697, 14 April 2015)