An Act to amend the Criminal Code (lottery schemes)

This bill was last introduced in the 40th Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in December 2009.

Status

In committee (Senate), as of Sept. 29, 2009
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment amends the Criminal Code in relation to gaming offences in order to narrow the exemption that allows provincial governments to lawfully conduct and manage lottery schemes involving video lottery terminals and slot machines, by limiting the locations at which such machines can be installed to casinos, race-courses and betting theatres.

Elsewhere

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