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Bill C-218

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Second Session, Forty-third Parliament,
69-70 Elizabeth II, 2020-2021
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-218
An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)
AS PASSED
BY THE HOUSE OF COMMONS
April 22, 2021
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SUMMARY

This enactment amends paragraph 207(4)‍(b) of the Criminal Code to make it lawful for the government of a province, or a person or entity licensed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council of that province, to conduct and manage a lottery scheme in the province that involves betting on a race — other than a horse-race — or fight, or on a single sport event or athletic contest.
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2nd Session, 43rd Parliament,
69-70 Elizabeth II, 2020-2021
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-218
An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

Short Title

Short title
1 Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act.
R.‍S.‍, c. C-46

Criminal Code

2Paragraph 207(4)‍(b) of the Criminal Code is replaced by the following:
(b)bookmaking, pool selling or the making or recording of bets, including bets made through the agency of a pool or pari-mutuel system, on any horse-race; or

Coming into Force

Order in council
3This Act comes into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons

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