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NO. 7 OF 2011



condition under subsection (3) may, within 14 days of being notified of that decision, appeal to the Minister for Home Affairs whose decision shall be final.

Form and validity of permit

10. A permit granted under section 8 shall—

(a) be in such form as the Permit Officer may determine;
(b) contain the conditions referred to in section 9; and
(c) be valid for such period as may be specified therein.

Security deposit

11.—(1) The Commissioner may, at any time, if he thinks it is necessary for the protection of revenue, require a promoter of any private lottery to furnish a security deposit of such amount and in such manner as he may determine.

(2) The form of the security deposit shall be specified by the Commissioner.

(3) The Commissioner may forfeit the security deposit or any part thereof if he is satisfied that the promoter of the private lottery—

(a) is unable to or has failed to pay any duty or penalty required to be paid under this Act; or
(b) has contravened section 15(4).

(4) A promoter of a private lottery who, without reasonable cause, fails to furnish such security deposit as is required under subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000.

PART IV
DUTIES, OFFENCES AND PENALTIES

Accounts to be kept

12.—(1) A promoter of a private lottery shall—

(a) keep and retain in safe custody any book of accounts, record or document in respect of—