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

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69. Where the board, under this Act, terminates a lottery scheme or a publicity contest, it may
(a)  seize the amounts of money collected from the public, the prizes to be awarded and the other property relating to the conduct of that lottery scheme or publicity contest;
(b)  require the payment of the security required under this Act or confiscate the amount deposited as security;
(c)  proceed with a drawing of lots to determine as many winners as that scheme or contest provided for;
(d)  award the prizes seized to the winners; and,
(e)  out of the amounts of money seized and the amount of security paid or confiscated, after deducting the expenses incurred by the board to carry out the preceding measures,
i.  award to each winner who was not able to receive a prize mentioned in paragraph d a prize in money equivalent in value to the prize that should have been awarded to him under that scheme or contest or, if the funds are insufficient, proportionate to the value of that prize; and
ii.  if, in the case of a lottery scheme, any funds remain, pay the expenses incurred to organize and conduct it, up to the percentage of the amounts collected from the public permitted by the rules, and, if there is any remainder, remit it to the individual or agency to whom the licence for that scheme was issued or, at the discretion of the board, to a charitable or religious body; or
iii.  in the case of a publicity contest, if any funds remain, remit them to the person for whom the contest was carried on, or his representative.
1978, c. 36, s. 69.
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69. Where the board, under this Act, terminates a lottery scheme or a publicity contest, it may
(a)  seize the amounts of money collected from the public, the prizes to be awarded and the other property relating to the conduct of that lottery scheme or publicity contest;
(b)  require the payment of the security required under this Act or confiscate the amount deposited as security;
(c)  proceed with a drawing of lots to determine as many winners as that scheme or contest provided for;
(d)  award the prizes seized to the winners; and,
(e)  out of the amounts of money seized and the amount of security paid or confiscated, after deducting the expenses incurred by the board to carry out the preceding measures,
i.  award to each winner who was not able to receive a prize mentioned in paragraph d a prize in money equivalent in value to the prize that should have been awarded to him under that scheme or contest or, if the funds are insufficient, proportionate to the value of that prize; and
ii.  if, in the case of a lottery scheme, any funds remain, pay the expenses incurred to organize and conduct it, up to the percentage of the amounts collected from the public permitted by the rules, and, if there is any remainder, remit it to the individual or agency to whom the licence for that scheme was issued or, at the discretion of the board, to a charitable or religious body; or
iii.  in the case of a publicity contest, if any funds remain, remit them to the person for whom the contest was carried on, or his representative.
1978, c. 36, s. 69.
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).
The part of this section which has not been proclaimed comes into force on 13 March 1979. (1978, c. 36, s. 139; Order in Council 710-79 dated 13 March 1979, (1979) 111 G.O. 2, 2595).