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BILL NO. 61

                                        Private Member's Bill

                 
                                                               
              3rd Session, 56th General Assembly
                         Nova Scotia
                    44 Elizabeth II, 1995

                 
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                  An Act to Amend Chapter 4
                   of the Acts of 1994-95,
                    the Gaming Control Act










                 
                                                               
                                                               
                         John E. Holm
                      Sackville-Cobequid


                 
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                             
                 
                                                               
                           Halifax
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                       Explanatory Note


         This Bill

            (a) prohibits a person under the age of majority from participating in a game of
         chance or a lottery scheme; and

            (b) prohibits a person in charge of a gaming premise or lottery scheme from
         permitting a person under the age of majority to play a game of chance in a gaming
         premise or participate in a lottery scheme.




                   An Act to Amend Chapter 4
                    of the Acts of 1994-95,
                     the Gaming Control Act



         Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:


         1  Section 100 of Chapter 4 of the Acts of 1994-95, the Gaming Control Act, is
repealed and the following Section substituted:

            100 (1) No person under the age of majority shall play a game of chance in a
         gaming premise or participate in a lottery scheme.

                (2) No person in charge of a gaming premise or lottery scheme shall
         permit a person under the age of majority to play a game of chance in a gaming premise
         or participate in a lottery scheme.