250 Drawings to be open to public at discretion of Lotteries Commission

(1)

Except as provided in subsection (2), the drawing of every New Zealand lottery must be open to the public.

(2)

The Lotteries Commission may, from time to time, determine that the drawing of a particular type of New Zealand lottery is not to be open to the public. In making such a determination, the Commission must have regard to the method and frequency of the drawing and the technology used in the drawing.

(3)

Where the drawing of a New Zealand lottery is open to the public, the Lotteries Commission must publicly notify or announce, in any manner that it thinks fit,—

(a)

the time and place of the drawing; and

(b)

in the case of a drawing that is to be broadcast, the time and channel or station of the drawing.

(4)

Subsection (2) is subject to any rules made under section 243 and to any provisions specified by the Minister under section 244(1)(a).

Compare: 1977 No 84 s 97