7. The period of validity of a licence referred to in section 2 is determined as follows: (1) an in-hall bingo licence and a bingo hall manager’s licence are valid for 3 years
(a) beginning on 1 June of the year of its issue and ending on 31 May of the third year following the year of its issue, if the hall covered by the application is situated in any of the following regions: 01 Bas St-Laurent, 02 Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, 04 Mauricie, 05 Estrie, 07 Outaouais, 08 Abitibi-Témiscamingue, 09 Côte-Nord, 10 Nord du Québec, 16 Montérégie or 17 Centre-du-Québec;
(b) beginning on 1 December of the year of its issue and ending on 30 November of the third year following the year of its issue, if the hall covered by the application is situated in any of the following regions: 03 Capitale-Nationale, 06 Montréal, 11 Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 12 Chaudières-Appalaches, 13 Laval, 14 Lanaudière or 15 Laurentides;
(2) a fair or exhibition bingo licence and an agricultural concession bingo licence are valid for the duration of the fair or exhibition for which they are issued;
(3) a bingo licence for a public place of amusement is valid for the duration of the festival for which it is issued; and
(4) a media bingo licence, a recreational bingo licence and a bingo supplier’s licence are valid for 3 years beginning on the date indicated on the licence.
Where the board authorizes a modification in the management method for in-hall bingo pursuant to section 4 of the Bingo Rules (chapter L-6, r. 5), the board adjusts, if applicable, the period of validity of the licence based on that of other licences for the hall covered by the application for modification.
For the purposes of subparagraph 1, the administrative regions are those described in the Décret concernant la révision des limites des régions administratives du Québec (chapter D-11, r. 1).
O.C. 1107-2007, s. 7; O.C. 1046-2011, s. 2.