L-6, r. 8 - Rules respecting conditions governing admission of the public, maintenance of public order and safety of persons in State casinos

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chapter L-6, r. 8
Rules respecting conditions governing admission of the public, maintenance of public order and safety of persons in State casinos
Act respecting lotteries, publicity contests and amusement machines
(chapter L-6, s. 20.2).
1. State casinos may be open to the public every day, 24 hours a day.
O.C. 1256-93, s. 1; O.C. 894-96, s. 1.
2. To be admitted to a State casino, a person must be of full age. If requested, that person must attest to his age by means of a passport, an act of birth, a driver’s licence or an identity card.
O.C. 1256-93, s. 2.
3. Any person may be refused admission to a State casino for any of the following reasons:
(1)  because he has applied in writing to the director of the State casino to be so excluded for a period determined by him;
(2)  because his presence or behaviour is of such a nature as to disturb order, tranquility, or the activities of the State casino;
(3)  because he is under the influence of alcoholic beverages, drugs, hallucinogenic substances or narcotic or anaesthetic preparations, and his faculties or his motor coordination are obviously disturbed;
(4)  unless he is a member of the security staff authorized by the Société, or a member of a police force, because he has in his possession an offensive weapon such as a firearm or a knife.
O.C. 1256-93, s. 3.
4. A person may be expelled from a State casino if he does not respect the terms of paragraphs 2 to 4 of section 3, or sections 6 to 11.
O.C. 1256-93, s. 4.
5. Despite section 2, a minor is admitted into a State casino to cross its gaming halls if he is accompanied by a person of full age and is going to a business or a place incidental to the operation of the casino, such as a restaurant, a performance hall, a boutique or a washroom.
O.C. 1256-93, s. 5.
6. No one may enter the gaming areas of a State casino with a coat or a bag, such as a suitcase or hand luggage, except a handbag.
In these Rules, “gaming areas” means the spaces reserved for the games offered and for the activities directly related to the games within a State casino.
O.C. 1256-93, s. 6.
7. No one, unless authorized by the Société, may penetrate a security zone identified for the purpose by means of a fence, such as a rope, by the Société, the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux or a member of the Sûreté du Québec.
In these Rules, “Société” means the Société des loteries du Québec, also known as “Loto-Québec”, or any of its subsidiaries.
O.C. 1256-93, s. 7.
8. The sale, service and consumption of alcoholic beverages are permitted solely outside the gaming areas of any State casino.
O.C. 1256-93, s. 8.
9. Only the gaming material offered by the Société may be used to play a game offered by a casino lottery system.
O.C. 1256-93, s. 9.
10. No one may change, alter or damage the gaming materials and machines in a State casino.
O.C. 1256-93, s. 10.
11. A person may use only a pencil and paper, for himself or for another, when he participates in a casino lottery system.
O.C. 1256-93, s. 11.
12. (Omitted).
O.C. 1256-93, s. 12.
O.C. 1256-93, 1993 G.O. 2, 5145
O.C. 894-96, 1996 G.O. 2, 3362