Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Act 2019

Lotteries held for charitable or philanthropic purposes not requiring permit or licence

9. The Principal Act is amended by the insertion of the following section:

“26A. Section 26 shall not apply to a lottery where—

(a) the total value of the prizes is not more than €1,000,

(b) the price of each ticket is not more than €5,

(c) the maximum number of tickets sold is not more than 1,500,

(d) the lottery is conducted for the benefit of a charitable or philanthropic purpose, and

(e) the promoter of the lottery derives no personal profit from the lottery and has not conducted a lottery in accordance with this section during the preceding 3 months.”.