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

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20. Except with respect to video lotteries and State casinos, the board may make rules respecting
(a)  (subparagraph repealed);
(b)  (subparagraph repealed);
(c)  the nature, number and frequency of lottery schemes;
(d)  the distribution of dates, places and times for the conduct of lottery schemes;
(e)  the nature, the components, the specifications and the method of operation of amusement machines;
(f)  the nature, quality and use of machines or equipment utilized in activities governed by this Act;
(g)  the maintaining of public order and the safety of persons in premises in which activities governed by this Act are being carried on;
(h)  the determination of criteria for the assignment or redistribution of bingo lottery scheme licences;
(i)  the conditions for obtaining prescribed licences and the standards, restrictions or prohibitions relating to the use thereof;
Not in force
(i.1)  the conditions for obtaining an authorization to hold a publicity contest;
(i.2)  the determination of the minimum percentage of net profits and the maximum percentage of administrative expenses that the holder of a bingo licence must comply with;
(i.3)  the determination of the maximum percentage of net profits and the maximum percentage of gross revenues of a bingo that may be collected by the holder of a bingo hall manager’s licence;
(i.4)  any form of remuneration or determination of remuneration pertaining to bingo hall services that is not provided for in subparagraph i.2 or i.3;
(i.5)  the determination of criteria for prize-giving during a bingo event;
(j)  the carrying or the posting up of licences;
(j.1)  the determination of the minimum price that players may be charged for a bingo board, booklet, sheet or card;
(k)  the advertising and promotion relating to activities governed by this Act;
(l)  the reports that licence holders must submit, the form of such reports, their frequency and the information that the reports must contain, which may vary according to the categories of licences;
(m)  the registers and financial statements that licence holders must keep, the information that such documents must contain, the length of time for which and the place in which they must be preserved and the standards relating to the disposal of the amounts collected by licence holders, which may vary according to the categories of licences.
Subject to the same restriction, it may also make any other rule relating to the organization, management, conduct and operation of publicity contests and lottery schemes and to the operation of amusement machines.
Every rule shall be submitted to the Government for approval.
The rules under subparagraphs c, d, h and i to m of the first paragraph shall be made after consultation with the Secrétariat du bingo.
Any rules made by the board pursuant to subparagraphs i.2 to i.5 and j.1 of the first paragraph are not subject to the publication requirement prescribed by section 8 of the Regulations Act (chapter R-18.1).
1978, c. 36, s. 20; 1987, c. 103, s. 118; 1990, c. 46, s. 23; 1993, c. 39, s. 50; 1993, c. 71, s. 26; 1997, c. 54, s. 2; 2001, c. 65, s. 2.
20. Except with respect to video lotteries and State casinos, the board may make rules respecting
(a)  (subparagraph repealed);
(b)  (subparagraph repealed);
(c)  the nature, number and frequency of lottery schemes;
(d)  the distribution of dates and times for the conduct of lottery schemes;
(e)  the nature, the components, the specifications and the method of operation of amusement machines;
(f)  the nature, quality and use of machines or equipment utilized in activities governed by this Act;
(g)  the maintaining of public order and the safety of persons in premises in which activities governed by this Act are being carried on;
(h)  the determination of criteria for the assignment or redistribution of a bingo licence or a bingo hall operator’s licence the board may issue in each territory subject to a quota;
(i)  the conditions for obtaining prescribed licences and the standards, restrictions or prohibitions relating to the use thereof;
Not in force
(i.1)  the conditions for obtaining an authorization to hold a publicity contest;
(i.2)  the determination of the minimum percentage of net profits and the maximum percentage of administrative expenses that the holder of a bingo licence must comply with, which may vary according to territories;
(i.3)  the determination of the maximum percentage of net profits and the maximum percentage of gross revenues of a bingo that may be collected by the holder of a bingo hall operator’s licence;
(j)  the carrying or the posting up of licences;
(j.1)  the determination of the minimum price that players may be charged for a bingo board, booklet, sheet or card, which price may vary according to territories and according to criteria specified in the rules;
(k)  the advertising and promotion relating to activities governed by this Act;
(l)  the reports that licence holders must submit, the form of such reports and the information that the reports must contain, which may vary according to the categories of licences;
(m)  the registers and financial statements that licence holders must keep, the information that such documents must contain, the length of time for which and the place in which they must be preserved and the standards relating to the disposal of the amounts collected by licence holders, which may vary according to the categories of licences.
Subject to the same restriction, it may also make any other rule relating to the organization, management, conduct and operation of publicity contests and lottery schemes and to the operation of amusement machines.
Every rule shall be submitted to the Minister for approval.
Any rules made by the board pursuant to subparagraphs i.2, i.3 and j.1 of the first paragraph are not subject to the publication requirement prescribed by section 8 of the Regulations Act (chapter R-18.1).
1978, c. 36, s. 20; 1987, c. 103, s. 118; 1990, c. 46, s. 23; 1993, c. 39, s. 50; 1993, c. 71, s. 26; 1997, c. 54, s. 2.
20. Except with respect to video lotteries and State casinos, the board may make rules respecting
(a)  (subparagraph repealed);
(b)  (subparagraph repealed);
(c)  the nature, number and frequency of lottery schemes;
(d)  the distribution of dates and times for the conduct of lottery schemes;
(e)  the nature, the components, the specifications and the method of operation of amusement machines;
(f)  the nature, quality and use of machines or equipment utilized in activities governed by this Act;
(g)  the maintaining of public order and the safety of persons in premises in which activities governed by this Act are being carried on;
(h)  the establishment of regions and the fixing of a licensing quota for each region;
(i)  the conditions for obtaining prescribed licences and the standards, restrictions or prohibitions relating to the use thereof;
Not in force
(i.1)  the conditions for obtaining an authorization to hold a publicity contest;
(j)  the carrying or the posting up of licences;
(k)  the advertising relating to activities governed by this Act;
(l)  the reports that licence holders must submit, the form of such reports and the information that the reports must contain, which may vary according to the categories of licences;
(m)  the registers and financial statements that licence holders must keep, the information that such documents must contain, the length of time for which and the place in which they must be preserved and the standards relating to the disposal of the amounts collected by licence holders, which may vary according to the categories of licences.
Subject to the same restriction, it may also make any other rule relating to the organization, management, conduct and operation of publicity contests and lottery schemes and to the operation of amusement machines.
Every rule shall be submitted to the Minister for approval.
1978, c. 36, s. 20; 1987, c. 103, s. 118; 1990, c. 46, s. 23; 1993, c. 39, s. 50; 1993, c. 71, s. 26.
20. Except with respect to video lotteries and State casinos, the board may make rules respecting
(a)  (subparagraph repealed);
(b)  (subparagraph repealed);
(c)  the nature, number and frequency of lottery schemes;
(d)  the distribution of dates and times for the conduct of lottery schemes;
(e)  the nature and the method of operation of amusement machines;
(f)  the nature, quality and use of machines or equipment utilized in activities governed by this Act;
(g)  the maintaining of public order and the safety of persons in premises in which activities governed by this Act are being carried on;
(h)  the establishment of regions and the fixing of a licensing quota for each region;
(i)  the conditions that the board may require from persons applying for a licence;
(j)  the carrying or the posting up of licences;
(k)  the advertising relating to activities governed by this Act;
(l)  the reports that licence holders must submit, the form of such reports and the information that the reports must contain, which may vary according to the categories of licences;
(m)  the registers and financial statements that licence holders must keep, the information that such documents must contain and the standards relating to the disposal of the amounts collected by licence holders, which may vary according to the categories of licences.
Subject to the same restriction, it may also make any other rule relating to the organization, management, conduct and operation of publicity contests and lottery schemes and to the operation of amusement machines.
Every rule shall be submitted to the Minister for approval.
1978, c. 36, s. 20; 1987, c. 103, s. 118; 1990, c. 46, s. 23; 1993, c. 39, s. 50.
20. The board may make rules respecting
(a)  (subparagraph repealed);
(b)  (subparagraph repealed);
(c)  the nature, number and frequency of lottery schemes;
(d)  the distribution of dates and times for the conduct of lottery schemes;
(e)  the nature and the method of operation of amusement machines;
(f)  the nature, quality and use of machines or equipment utilized in activities governed by this Act;
(g)  the maintaining of public order and the safety of persons in premises in which activities governed by this Act are being carried on;
(h)  the establishment of regions and the fixing of a licensing quota for each region;
(i)  the conditions that the board may require from persons applying for a licence;
(j)  the carrying or the posting up of licences;
(k)  the advertising relating to activities governed by this Act.
It may also make any other rule relating to the organization, management, conduct and operation of publicity contests and lottery schemes and to the operation of amusement machines.
1978, c. 36, s. 20; 1987, c. 103, s. 118; 1990, c. 46, s. 23.
20. The board may make rules respecting
(a)  the setting up and operation of race tracks;
(b)  the hiring of the persons necessary for the organization, management, supervision and control of racing and the qualifications, duties and functions of such persons;
(c)  the nature, number and frequency of race meetings and of lottery schemes;
(d)  the distribution of dates and times for the conduct of race meetings and of lottery schemes;
(e)  the nature and the method of operation of amusement machines;
(f)  the nature, quality and use of machines or equipment utilized in activities governed by this act;
(g)  the maintaining of public order and the safety of persons or animals in premises in which activities governed by this act are being carried on;
(h)  the establishment of regions and the fixing of a licensing quota for each region;
(i)  the conditions that the board may require from persons applying for a licence;
(j)  the carrying or the posting up of licences;
(k)  the advertising relating to activities governed by this act.
It may also make any other rule relating to the organization, management, conduct and operation of racing, publicity contests and lottery schemes and to the operation of amusement machines.
1978, c. 36, s. 20; 1987, c. 103, s. 118.
20. The board may make rules respecting
(a)  the setting up and operation of race tracks and racehorse training or breeding farms;
(b)  the hiring of the persons necessary for the organization, management, supervision and control of racing and the qualifications, duties and functions of such persons;
(c)  the nature, number and frequency of race meetings and of lottery schemes;
(d)  the distribution of dates and times for the conduct of race meetings and of lottery schemes;
(e)  the nature and the method of operation of amusement machines;
(f)  the nature, quality and use of machines or equipment utilized in activities governed by this act;
(g)  the maintaining of public order and the safety of persons or animals in premises in which activities governed by this act are being carried on;
(h)  the establishment of regions and the fixing of a licensing quota for each region;
(i)  the conditions that the board may require from persons applying for a licence;
(j)  the carrying or the posting up of licences;
(k)  the advertising relating to activities governed by this act.
It may also make any other rule relating to the organization, management, conduct and operation of racing, race-horse breeding and training, publicity contests and lottery schemes and to the operation of amusement machines.
1978, c. 36, s. 20.
This section comes into force on 1 January 1979 insofar as it concerns the lottery schemes. (1978, c. 36, s. 139; Order in Council 4006-78 dated 22 December 1978, (1979) 111 G.O. 2, 543).
This section comes into force on 13 March 1979 to the extent that it concerns amusement machines or publicity contests. (1978, c. 36, s. 139; Order in Council 710-79 dated 13 March 1979, (1979) 111 G.O. 2, 2595).
The part of this section which has not been proclaimed comes into force on 30 July 1980. (1978, c. 36, s. 139; Order in Council 2367-80 dated 30 July 1980, (1980) 112 G.O. 2, 3773).