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Gaming and Amusements with Prizes (Variation of Monetary Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Gaming and Amusements with Prizes (Variation of Monetary Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 27th January 1997.

(2) In this Order “the Order” means the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985.

Maximum amount of weekly winnings in games of bingo played simultaneously on different bingo club premises

2.  For the purposes of Article 75(2)(ii) of the Order instead of £10,000(1) the amount £25,000 is hereby specified.

Maximum amount by which weekly winnings on bingo club premises may exceed the stakes hazarded

3.  For the purposes of Article 76(5) of the Order instead of £2,500(2) the amount £5,000 is hereby specified.

Conditions governing gaming for prizes on bingo club premises

4.  In Article 77(1)(b) and (e) of the Order for “£27·50”(3) there shall be substituted “£30”.

Maximum entitlement to prizes in gaming by means of gaming machines on licensed premises within the meaning of the Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1990

5.  In Article 108(8) and (9) of the Order for “£8”(4) there shall be substituted “£10”.

Conditions governing amusements with prizes at certain commercial entertainments

6.  In Article 154(4)(b) of the Order for “£25”(5) there shall be substituted “£30”.

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7.  Articles 3, 4, 5 and 10 of the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements with Prizes (Variation of Fees and Monetary Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 1995(6) are hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services on 10th December 1996.

L.S.

Jeremy Harbison

Under Secretary

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