Big Wednesday Rules 2005

  • revoked
  • Big Wednesday Rules 2005: revoked, on 4 October 2015, by rule 12 of the Lotto Amendment Rules 2015 (LI 2015/204).

Reprint as at 4 October 2015

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Big Wednesday Rules 2005

(SR 2005/273)

Big Wednesday Rules 2005: revoked, on 4 October 2015, by rule 12 of the Lotto Amendment Rules 2015 (LI 2015/204).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These rules are administered by the New Zealand Lotteries Commission.

Pursuant to section 243 of the Gambling Act 2003, the Minister of Internal Affairs approves the Big Wednesday Rules 2005, as set out in the Schedule, which were made by the New Zealand Lotteries Commission on 6 September 2005.

Schedule
Big Wednesday Rules 2005

Pursuant to section 243 of the Gambling Act 2003, the New Zealand Lotteries Commission makes the following rules.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
2AApplication
3Interpretation
4Big Wednesday
5Cost of selection
6Commission may require minimum number of selections
7Making selections
7AGeneral selection requirements for tickets purchased electronically [Revoked]
8Requirements for marking coupon by hand
9Combo selection [Revoked]
10Dip selection [Revoked]
11Player may select cover option for each numbers selection [Revoked]
11AApplication of rules 12 to 18
12Entry into game
13Cancellation of ticket
14Player responsibility
15Advance selections
16Multi-draw selections
17Selection by post or other delivery service [Revoked]
18Players agents
19Procedure for drawings
20Selection of winning numbers and winning letter
21Amount of prize pool for game
22Prize divisions and allocation of prize pool
23General provisions relating to jackpots
24Jackpots for division 1 prize pool
25Jackpots for division 2 prize pool
26Reallocation of prize pool if no winning selection on specified Big Wednesday date
27One winning selection in division 1
28Two or more winning selections in division 1
29More than 1 winning selection in other prize divisions
30Reallocation of prize pool if no winning selection in divisions below division 2
31No more than 1 prize for each winning selection
32Prize reserve fund
33Results
34Extraordinary prizes
35Payment of prizes
36Determination of prize claims
37Further provisions relating to determination of prize claims
38Ticket validation requirements
39Certain syndicate tickets invalid
40Consequences of ticket being invalid
40APrizes won through tickets purchased electronically
41Time limits on claims
42Prizes of $1,000 or less
43Prizes of more than $1,000
44Payment of prizes of more than $1,000
45Division 6 bonus ticket
46Commission may withdraw Big Wednesday
47Public announcement of withdrawal
48Effect on advance selections and multi-draw selections
49Payment into prize reserve fund
50Limitation on Commission’s liability
51Decisions of Commission binding
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