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(1)    These Regulations may be cited as the Lottery Duty (Amendment) Regulations 2002 and come into force on 17th October 2002.

(2)    These Regulations shall not affect the time when a ticket or chance is taken where that ticket or chance has been taken before the coming into force of these Regulations.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 17 October 2002: see para (1) above.

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2

Amend the Lottery Duty Regulations 1993 as follows.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 17 October 2002: see reg 1(1).

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3

For the title to Part IV substitute

“Tickets or Chances (Special Provisions)”.
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 17 October 2002: see reg 1(1).

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4

After the title to Part IV, but before regulation 9, insert—

“The time when a ticket or chance is takenA9

(1)    Where a ticket or chance is taken in a lottery the taking of the ticket or chance shall be treated as occurring on the day the lottery takes place.

(2)    This regulation applies to a ticket or chance taken in a lottery that is part of the National Lottery but does not apply to a ticket or chance where, before it is taken, it has been determined whether or not it will win.”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 17 October 2002: see reg 1(1).

5

5

In regulation 9—

(a)    omit “and” at the end of sub-paragraph (a); and

(b)    omit sub-paragraph (b).

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 17 October 2002: see reg 1(1).

Signature

New King's Beam House,

22 Upper Ground,

London

SE1 9PJ

M J Eland,

Commissioner of Customs and Excise

11th September 2002

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations, which come into force on 17th October 2002, amend the Lottery Duty Regulations 1993 (SI 1993/3212).

They provide that the time when a ticket or chance is taken in a lottery that is part of the National Lottery shall be treated as the day on which the lottery takes place. This does not apply to a ticket or chance where, before it is taken, it has been determined whether or not it will win.