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The Betting and Lotteries (Northern Ireland) Order 1994

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Private lotteries

3.  In Article 2 of the principal Order (interpretation)—

(a)in paragraph (2) in the definition of “private lottery”—

(i)the words “and in which the sale of tickets or chances by the promoters is confined to” shall be omitted;

(ii)for the words from “and which” onwards there shall be substituted “and which satisfies the conditions in paragraph (2A)”;

(b)after paragraph (2) there shall be inserted—

(2A) The conditions referred to in the definition of “private lottery” in paragraph (2) are—

(a)the lottery must be promoted by persons each of whom—

(i)is one of the persons for whom the lottery is promoted; and

(ii)in the case of a lottery promoted for the members of a society, is authorised in writing by the governing body of the society to promote the lottery; and

(b)the sale of tickets or chances in the lottery must be confined—

(i)to the persons for whom the lottery is promoted; and

(ii)in the case of a lottery promoted for the members of a society, to any other persons on the society’s premises..

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