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12.—(1) A gaming machine which is made available for use may not retain the deposited sum in relation to the machine (referred to below as retaining a “residue”) unless the deposited sum—
(a)consists entirely of cash held by the machine,
(b)is an amount of less than £1, and
(c)cannot be recovered because—
(i)the machine cannot pay the correct denomination of coins equal to the amount to be recovered, and
(ii)the machine has no alternative means for paying the amount to the person seeking to recover it.
(2) Where a gaming machine, which is designed or adapted to retain a residue as permitted by paragraph (1), is made available for use—
(a)the machine shall display a warning of that fact, stating the maximum amount which the machine is designed or adapted to retain; and
(b)the amount of any such residue shall be made available for paying the whole or part of a further charge for use in relation to the machine and for no other purpose.
(3) Where a gaming machine is designed or adapted to hold an amount of money or money’s worth as a committed amount, any such amount may only be used for paying the whole or part of a further charge for use in relation to the machine and for no other purpose.
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