Gaming and Lotteries Act, 1956

Residence qualifications for promoters of gaming.

8.—(1) In this section—

“qualified individual” means an individual who, during the period of twelve months preceding a given date, has had his usual or principal place of residence in the State;

“qualified company” means a body corporate in the case of which both a majority of the members and a majority of the persons exercising control and management are qualified individuals.

(2) Nothing in section 6 or section 7 shall render it lawful for a person to promote, assist in promoting or provide facilities for gaming to which section 4 applies unless—

(a) that person is a qualified individual or a qualified company, and

(b) if that person is acting on behalf of another person, that other person is also a qualified individual or a qualified company or an unincorporated body of persons, each member of which is a qualified individual.

(3) This section does not apply to an individual who is merely assisting in the promotion of gaming in accordance with a contract of service.