L-6 - Act respecting lotteries, publicity contests and amusement machines

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1. In this Act, and in the regulations and rules hereunder, unless the context indicates otherwise,
(a)  amusement machine means a contrivance for providing amusement or a game of skill but not a video lottery machine;
(a.1)  video lottery machine means, with the exception of machines used by the Société des loteries du Québec in operating lottery schemes not governed by this Act, slot machines within the meaning of the Criminal Code (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-46) and any machine or apparatus operated by or with the assistance of computers, electronic visualizing devices or mechanical or electromechanical devices which offer games, means, schemes or devices or other activities mentioned in paragraphs a to g of subsection 1 of section 206 of the Criminal Code;
(a.2)  State casino means either an establishment occupied or used by the Société des loteries du Québec to conduct and manage casino lottery schemes or an establishment of which the Société des loteries du Québec or one of its subsidiaries is the owner or lessee where it operates video lottery machines;
(b)  publicity contest means a contest, a lottery scheme, a game, a plan or an operation which results in the awarding of a prize, carried on for the object of promoting the commercial interests of the person for whom it is carried on;
(c)  (subparagraph repealed);
(d)  (subparagraph repealed);
(e)  (subparagraph repealed);
(e.1)  local body means a body designated pursuant to the second paragraph of section 34;
(f)  person means an individual, a legal person, a partnership, an association, an heir, a sequestrator, a trustee in bankruptcy, a liquidator, a trustee or an administrator;
(g)  (subparagraph repealed);
(h)  prescribed , in the case of a form or of information to be provided on a form, means prescribed by the board and, in other cases, prescribed by regulation of the Government;
(i)  board means the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux, established under the Act respecting the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (chapter R-6.1);
(j)  rule means a rule adopted by the board by virtue of this Act;
(k)  regulation means a regulation made by the Government by virtue of this Act;
(l)  video lottery scheme means a lottery scheme in which games are offered through video lottery machines which are linked to a central control computer, except if operated in a State casino;
(m)  (subparagraph repealed).
In this Act, and in the regulations and rules, the expression lottery scheme includes a game of chance and a game of mixed chance and skill.
1978, c. 36, s. 1; 1983, c. 49, s. 24; 1987, c. 103, s. 117; 1990, c. 46, s. 19; 1991, c. 75, s. 1; 1993, c. 39, s. 48; 1997, c. 54, s. 1; 1999, c. 40, s. 170; 2001, c. 65, s. 1.
1. In this Act, and in the regulations and rules hereunder, unless the context indicates otherwise,
(a)  amusement machine means a contrivance for providing amusement or a game of skill but not a video lottery machine;
(a.1)  video lottery machine means, with the exception of machines used by the Société des loteries du Québec in operating lottery schemes not governed by this Act, slot machines within the meaning of the Criminal Code (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-46) and any machine or apparatus operated by or with the assistance of computers, electronic visualizing devices or mechanical or electromechanical devices which offer games, means, schemes or devices or other activities mentioned in paragraphs a to g of subsection 1 of section 206 of the Criminal Code;
(a.2)  State casino means either an establishment occupied or used by the Société des loteries du Québec to conduct and manage casino lottery schemes or an establishment of which the Société des loteries du Québec or one of its subsidiaries is the owner or lessee where it operates video lottery machines;
(b)  publicity contest means a contest, a lottery scheme, a game, a plan or an operation which results in the awarding of a prize, carried on for the object of promoting the commercial interests of the person for whom it is carried on;
(c)  (subparagraph repealed);
(d)  (subparagraph repealed);
(e)  (subparagraph repealed);
(e.1)  local body means a body designated pursuant to the second paragraph of section 34;
(f)  person means an individual, a legal person, a partnership, an association, an heir, a sequestrator, a trustee in bankruptcy, a liquidator, a trustee or an administrator;
(g)  (subparagraph repealed);
(h)  prescribed , in the case of a form or of information to be provided on a form, means prescribed by the board and, in other cases, prescribed by regulation of the Government;
(i)  board means the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux, established under the Act respecting the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (chapter R-6.1);
(j)  rule means a rule adopted by the board by virtue of this Act;
(k)  regulation means a regulation made by the Government by virtue of this Act;
(l)  video lottery scheme means a lottery scheme in which games are offered through video lottery machines which are linked to a central control computer, except if operated in a State casino;
(m)  consultative committee means a group of persons having an interest in the game of bingo in a given territory, in particular holders of bingo licences in that territory.
In this Act, and in the regulations and rules, the expression lottery scheme includes a game of chance and a game of mixed chance and skill.
1978, c. 36, s. 1; 1983, c. 49, s. 24; 1987, c. 103, s. 117; 1990, c. 46, s. 19; 1991, c. 75, s. 1; 1993, c. 39, s. 48; 1997, c. 54, s. 1; 1999, c. 40, s. 170.
1. In this Act, and in the regulations and rules hereunder, unless the context indicates otherwise,
(a)  amusement machine means a contrivance for providing amusement or a game of skill but not a video lottery machine;
(a.1)  video lottery machine means, with the exception of machines used by the Société des loteries du Québec in operating lottery schemes not governed by this Act, slot machines within the meaning of the Criminal Code (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-46) and any machine or apparatus operated by or with the assistance of computers, electronic visualizing devices or mechanical or electromechanical devices which offer games, means, schemes or devices or other activities mentioned in paragraphs a to g of subsection 1 of section 206 of the Criminal Code;
(a.2)  State casino means either an establishment occupied or used by the Société des loteries du Québec to conduct and manage casino lottery schemes or an establishment of which the Société des loteries du Québec or one of its subsidiaries is the owner or lessee where it operates video lottery machines;
(b)  publicity contest means a contest, a lottery scheme, a game, a plan or an operation which results in the awarding of a prize, carried on for the object of promoting the commercial interests of the person for whom it is carried on;
(c)  (subparagraph repealed);
(d)  (subparagraph repealed);
(e)  (subparagraph repealed);
(e.1)  local body means a body designated pursuant to the second paragraph of section 34;
(f)  person means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a testamentary heir or executor, a sequestrator, a trustee in bankruptcy, a liquidator, a trustee or an administrator;
(g)  (subparagraph repealed);
(h)  prescribed , in the case of a form or of information to be provided on a form, means prescribed by the board and, in other cases, prescribed by regulation of the Government;
(i)  board means the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux, established under the Act respecting the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (chapter R-6.1);
(j)  rule means a rule adopted by the board by virtue of this Act;
(k)  regulation means a regulation made by the Government by virtue of this Act;
(l)  video lottery scheme means a lottery scheme in which games are offered through video lottery machines which are linked to a central control computer, except if operated in a State casino;
(m)  consultative committee means a group of persons having an interest in the game of bingo in a given territory, in particular holders of bingo licences in that territory.
In this Act, and in the regulations and rules, the expression lottery scheme includes a game of chance and a game of mixed chance and skill.
1978, c. 36, s. 1; 1983, c. 49, s. 24; 1987, c. 103, s. 117; 1990, c. 46, s. 19; 1991, c. 75, s. 1; 1993, c. 39, s. 48; 1997, c. 54, s. 1.
1. In this Act, and in the regulations and rules hereunder, unless the context indicates otherwise,
(a)  amusement machine means a contrivance for providing amusement or a game of skill but not a video lottery machine;
(a.1)  video lottery machine means, with the exception of machines used by the Société des loteries du Québec in operating lottery schemes not governed by this Act, slot machines within the meaning of the Criminal Code (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-46) and any machine or apparatus operated by or with the assistance of computers, electronic visualizing devices or mechanical or electromechanical devices which offer games, means, schemes or devices or other activities mentioned in paragraphs a to g of subsection 1 of section 206 of the Criminal Code;
(a.2)  State casino means either an establishment occupied or used by the Société des loteries du Québec to conduct and manage casino lottery schemes or an establishment of which the Société des loteries du Québec or one of its subsidiaries is the owner or lessee where it operates video lottery machines;
(b)  publicity contest means a contest, a lottery scheme, a game, a plan or an operation which results in the awarding of a prize, carried on for the object of promoting the commercial interests of the person for whom it is carried on;
(c)  (subparagraph repealed);
(d)  (subparagraph repealed);
(e)  (subparagraph repealed);
(e.1)  local body means a body designated pursuant to the second paragraph of section 34;
(f)  person means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a testamentary heir or executor, a sequestrator, a trustee in bankruptcy, a liquidator, a trustee or an administrator;
(g)  (subparagraph repealed);
(h)  prescribed , in the case of a form or of information to be provided on a form, means prescribed by the board and, in other cases, prescribed by regulation of the Government;
(i)  board means the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux, established under the Act respecting the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (chapter R-6.1);
(j)  rule means a rule adopted by the board by virtue of this Act;
(k)  regulation means a regulation made by the Government by virtue of this Act;
(l)  video lottery scheme means a lottery scheme in which games are offered through video lottery machines which are linked to a central control computer, except if operated in a State casino.
In this Act, and in the regulations and rules, the expression lottery scheme includes a game of chance and a game of mixed chance and skill.
1978, c. 36, s. 1; 1983, c. 49, s. 24; 1987, c. 103, s. 117; 1990, c. 46, s. 19; 1991, c. 75, s. 1; 1993, c. 39, s. 48.
1. In this Act, and in the regulations and rules hereunder, unless the context indicates otherwise,
(a)  amusement machine means a contrivance for providing amusement or a game of skill;
(b)  publicity contest means a contest, a lottery scheme, a game, a plan or an operation which results in the awarding of a prize, carried on for the object of promoting the commercial interests of the person for whom it is carried on;
(c)  (subparagraph repealed);
(d)  (subparagraph repealed);
(e)  (subparagraph repealed);
(e.1)  local body means a body designated pursuant to the second paragraph of section 34;
(f)  person means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a testamentary heir or executor, a sequestrator, a trustee in bankruptcy, a liquidator, a trustee or an administrator;
(g)  (subparagraph repealed);
(h)  prescribed , in the case of a form or of information to be provided on a form, means prescribed by the board and, in other cases, prescribed by regulation of the Government;
(i)  board means the Régie des loteries du Québec established under section 2;
(j)  rule means a rule adopted by the board by virtue of this Act;
(k)  regulation means a regulation made by the Government by virtue of this Act.
In this Act, and in the regulations and rules, the expression lottery scheme includes a game of chance and a game of mixed chance and skill.
1978, c. 36, s. 1; 1983, c. 49, s. 24; 1987, c. 103, s. 117; 1990, c. 46, s. 19; 1991, c. 75, s. 1.
1. In this Act, and in the regulations and rules hereunder, unless the context indicates otherwise,
(a)  amusement machine means a contrivance for providing amusement or a game of skill;
(b)  publicity contest means a contest, a lottery scheme, a game, a plan or an operation which results in the awarding of a prize, carried on for the object of promoting the commercial interests of the person for whom it is carried on;
(c)  (subparagraph repealed);
(d)  (subparagraph repealed);
(e)  (subparagraph repealed);
(f)  person means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a testamentary heir or executor, a sequestrator, a trustee in bankruptcy, a liquidator, a trustee or an administrator;
(g)  (subparagraph repealed);
(h)  prescribed , in the case of a form or of information to be provided on a form, means prescribed by the board and, in other cases, prescribed by regulation of the Government;
(i)  board means the Régie des loteries du Québec established under section 2;
(j)  rule means a rule adopted by the board by virtue of this Act;
(k)  regulation means a regulation made by the Government by virtue of this Act.
In this Act, and in the regulations and rules, the expression lottery scheme includes a game of chance and a game of mixed chance and skill.
1978, c. 36, s. 1; 1983, c. 49, s. 24; 1987, c. 103, s. 117; 1990, c. 46, s. 19.
1. In this act, and in the regulations and rules hereunder, unless the context indicates otherwise,
(a)  amusement machine means a contrivance for providing amusement or a game of skill;
(b)  publicity contest means a contest, a lottery scheme, a game, a plan or an operation which results in the awarding of a prize, carried on for the object of promoting the commercial interests of the person for whom it is carried on;
(c)  racing means any form of racing, other than horse racing, that may be prescribed by regulation of the Government;
(d)  racing judge means a person responsible for racing contests whose functions in this regard are described in the rules;
(e)  (subparagraph repealed);
(f)  “person” means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a testamentary heir or executor, a sequestrator, a trustee in bankruptcy, a liquidator, a trustee or an administrator;
(g)  race track means a place where racing is held, including the parking areas, grandstands, offices and other premises put at the disposal of the employees, the spectators, or any person practising a profession or trade or carrying on a business or other occupation relating to the racing held at, or to the operation of, the race track;
(h)  prescribed , in the case of a form or of information to be provided on a form, means prescribed by the board and, in other cases, prescribed by regulation of the Government;
(i)  board means the Régie des loteries et courses du Québec established under section 2;
(j)  rule means a rule adopted by the board by virtue of this act;
(k)  regulation means a regulation made by the Government by virtue of this act.
In this act, and in the regulations and rules, the expression lottery scheme includes a game of chance and a game of mixed chance and skill and the word animals does not include horses.
1978, c. 36, s. 1; 1983, c. 49, s. 24; 1987, c. 103, s. 117.
1. In this act, and in the regulations and rules hereunder, unless the context indicates otherwise,
(a)  amusement machine means a contrivance for providing amusement or a game of skill;
(b)  publicity contest means a contest, a lottery scheme, a game, a plan or an operation which results in the awarding of a prize, carried on for the object of promoting the commercial interests of the person for whom it is carried on;
(c)  racing means horse racing or any other prescribed form of racing;
(d)  racing judge means a person responsible for racing contests whose functions in this regard are described in the rules;
(e)  paddock judge means a person responsible for all the activities in the paddock and whose functions in this regard are described in the rules;
(f)  “person” means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a testamentary heir or executor, a sequestrator, a trustee in bankruptcy, a liquidator, a trustee or an administrator;
(g)  race track means a place where racing is held, including the parking areas, grandstands, offices and other premises put at the disposal of the employees, the spectators, or any person practising a profession or trade or carrying on a business or other occupation relating to the racing held at, or to the operation of, the race track;
(h)  prescribed , in the case of a form or of information to be provided on a form, means prescribed by the board and, in other cases, prescribed by regulation of the Government;
(i)  board means the Régie des loteries et courses du Québec established under section 2;
(j)  rule means a rule adopted by the board by virtue of this act;
(k)  regulation means a regulation made by the Government by virtue of this act.
In this act, and in the regulations and rules, the expression lottery scheme includes a game of chance and a game of mixed chance and skill.
1978, c. 36, s. 1; 1983, c. 49, s. 24.
1. In this act, and in the regulations and rules hereunder, unless the context indicates otherwise,
(a)  amusement machine means a contrivance for providing amusement or a game of skill;
(b)  publicity contest means a contest, a lottery scheme, a game, a plan or an operation which results in the awarding of a prize, carried on for the object of promoting the commercial interests of the person for whom it is carried on;
(c)  racing means horse racing or any other prescribed form of racing;
(d)  racing judge means a person responsible for racing contests whose functions in this regard are described in the rules;
(e)  starting judge means a person responsible for racing starts, whose functions in this regard are described in the rules;
(f)  person means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a testamentary heir or executor, a sequestrator, a trustee in bankruptcy, a liquidator, a trustee or an administrator;
(g)  race track means a place where racing is held, including the parking areas, grandstands, offices and other premises put at the disposal of the employees, the spectators, or any person practising a profession or trade or carrying on a business or other occupation relating to the racing held at, or to the operation of, the race track;
(h)  prescribed , in the case of a form or of information to be provided on a form, means prescribed by the board and, in other cases, prescribed by regulation of the Government;
(i)  board means the Régie des loteries et courses du Québec established under section 2;
(j)  rule means a rule adopted by the board by virtue of this act;
(k)  regulation means a regulation made by the Government by virtue of this act.
In this act, and in the regulations and rules, the expression lottery scheme includes a game of chance and a game of mixed chance and skill.
1978, c. 36, s. 1.