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1st Session, 38th Parliament,
53-54 Elizabeth II, 2004-2005
senate of canada
An Act to amend the Criminal Code (lottery schemes)
R.S., c. C-46
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1. Subsection 207(4) of the Criminal Code is amended by striking out the word “or” at the end of paragraph (b) and by adding the following after paragraph (b):
(b.1) for the purposes of paragraph (1)(a), a game that is operated on or through a video lottery terminal or slot machine, within the meaning of subsection 198(3), situated on premises other than a casino, a race-course or a betting theatre referred to in paragraph 204(8)(e); or
Coming into force
2. This Act comes into force on a day, not later than three years after the day on which it receives royal assent, to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council after the governments of the provinces and territories have been offered an opportunity by the Government of Canada to participate in consultation on its implementation.
Published under authority of the Senate of Canada