National Lottery Act 2013

Minister to act as Regulator when position of Regulator is vacant

8. The Minister shall perform the functions of the Regulator—

(a) until the appointment under section 7 of a person to hold the office of the Regulator, or

(b) where the person who holds that office ceases to hold the office, until a person to be his or her successor to hold the office has been appointed under section 7 .