National Lottery Act 2005

02 Jul National Lottery Act 2005

About the Law

This Act of the Federal Republic of Nigeria provides for the operation of the national lottery and the establishment of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission charged with responsibility for the regulation of the business of national lottery in Nigeria as well as the establishment of a National Lottery Trust Fund.

Some key provisions:

  • Establishes the National Lottery Regulatory Commission and its Governing Board
  • Provides the functions of the Commission, including – regulating the business and operation of national lottery in Nigeria; to promote transparency, propriety and integrity in the operation of national lottery in Nigeria etc
  • Procedure for the grant of a licence to operate a lottery business
  • Duration, restrictions, and revocation of licences
  • Application of proceeds of a national lottery

You can read the full provisions of the law here – National Lottery Act 2005

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