Lotteries - More Information
Printing and Selling Lottery Tickets
There are a number of legal requirements you must comply with when having tickets printed.
Every ticket or chance must specify:
- details of the promoting society
- its price
- the date of the lottery
- the name and address of the promoter of the lottery
There is no maximum price for a ticket but all tickets must be sold at the same price.
Tickets or chances must not be sold in any street* but may be sold from a kiosk, a shop or door-to-door.
Tickets or chances may be sold by means of a machine
Tickets may not be sold by persons under the age of 16.
At least 20% of the proceeds must be applied to a purpose for which the society is established.
(* 'street' includes any bridge, road, lane, footway, subway, square, court or passage)