1 Short title, extent and commencement
1.  Short  title, extent and commencement.-This Act  may  be  called the Lotteries (Regulation) Act, 1998.It extends to the whole of India.It shall be deeme...
2 Definitions
2.  Definitions.-In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-"bumper  draw of a lottery" means a special draw of  lottery  co...
3 Prohibition of Lotteries
3. Prohibition  of  lotteries.-Save as  otherwise  provided  in  section 4, no State Government shall organize, conduct or promote any lottery....
5 Prohibition of sale of ticket in a State
5.  Prohibition of sale of ticket in a State.-A State Government may,  within the State, prohibit the sale of tickets of a lottery  organized, conducted ...
6 Prohibition of organization, etc., of Lottery
6.  Prohibition  of organization, etc., of lottery.-The  Central  Government  may,  by  order published in  the  Official  Gazette,  prohibit   a   lottery  ...
7 Penalty
7.  Penalty.-Where  a lottery is  organized,  conducted  or  promoted  after the date on which this Act receives the assent of  the President, in contraven...
8 Offences to be cognizable and non - bailable
8.  Offences to be cognizable and non-bailable.-The offence under this Act shall be cognizable and non-bailable....
9 Offences by companies
9.  Offences  by companies.-Where an offence under this  Act  has been committed by a company, every person who at the time the  offence  was  committed was ...
10 Power to give directions
10. Power  to give directions.-The Central Government may  give  directions  to the State Government as to carrying into execution  in  the State of any ...
11 Power of Central Government to make rules
11.  Power of Central Government to make rules.-The  Central Government  may,  by notification in the Official  Gazette,  make rules to carry out the prov...
12 Power of State Government to make rules
12.  Power  of  State Government to make  rules.-The  State Government  may,  by notification in the Official  Gazette,  make rules to carry out the provi...
13 Repeal and saving
13. Repeal and saving.-The Lotteries (Regulation) Ordinance, 1998 (Ord.  6 of 1998), is hereby repealed.Notwithstanding  such  repeal, anything done or  any...
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