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Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Act 2004

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All reference to 'Parts' and 'sections' are from the Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Act 2004. For other versions of these Explanatory Notes, see More Resources.

  1. Summary of the Act

  2. Background

    1. Horserace betting

    2. Olympic Lotteries

  3. Territorial Application

  4. Commentary on Sections

    1. Part One: Sale of the

      1. Section 1: Dissolution of the

      2. Section 2: Successor Company: Transfer

      3. Section 3: Section 1 and 2: Supplemental

      4. Section 4: Tax

      5. Section 5: Pre-sale of shares, &c. to government

      6. Section 6: Accounts

      7. Section 7: Shadow directors

      8. Section 8: Excusive licence

      9. Section 9: Section 8: Supplemental

      10. Section 10: Control when no exclusive licence

      11. Section 11: Preparatory work by the

      12. Section 12: Interpretation

    2. Part 2: Abolition of the Horserace Betting Levy System

      1. Section 15: Abolition of levy

      2. Section 16: Property of the

      3. Section 17 and Schedule 4: Consequential amendments

      4. Section 18: Tax

    3. Part 3: National Lottery: Olympic Lotteries

      1. Section 21: Licensing of Olympic Lotteries

      2. Section 22: Timing

      3. Section 23: The Fund

      4. Section 24: Payments into Fund from lottery proceeds

      5. Section 25: Payments into Fund from National Lottery Distribution Fund

      6. Section 26: Payments out of fund

      7. Section 27: Investment

      8. Section 28: Winding up

      9. Section 29: The Olympic Lottery Distributor

      10. Section 30: Distribution

      11. Section 31: Distribution Policy

      12. Section 32: Dissolution

      13. Section 33: Interpretation

      14. Section 34: Consequential amendments

      15. Section 35: Changes in Olympic Procedure

      16. Section 36: Regulations and orders

    4. Schedule 1:  New Schedule 1a to the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963

      1. Part 1

      2. Part 2

      3. Part 3

    5. Schedule 2: Sale of the : Consequential Amendments

    6. Schedule 3:  Horserace Betting : Transfer of Property

    7. Schedule 5:  the Olympic Lottery Distributor

    8. Schedule 6: Repeals

  5. Commencemcent

  6. Hansard References

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