Bullseye Rules 2009

Reprint as at 11 February 2019

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Bullseye Rules 2009

(SR 2009/258)


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 following rules, which were made by the New Zealand Lotteries Commission on 4 September 2009.


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