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Useful Links and Contacts

The Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 can be accessed via the following link:

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisi/1985/1204/part/IV/crossheading/societies-lotteries

Legal advice on the law should be obtained from a professional legal advisor.

Further information on the lotteries law may be obtained from Social Policy Unit, Department of Social Development.  Email: social.policy@dsdni.gov.uk  

The Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA) provides advice and information to voluntary and community groups on lottery law in Northern Ireland.  NICVA’s pamphlet “Lotteries - A Guide for Voluntary Groups” is available, free of charge, by contacting the Charity Advice Officer at:

The Charity Advice Service
Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action
61 Duncairn Gardens
Belfast 
BT15 2GB

Tel:  028 9087 7777

http://www.nicva.org/resource/lotteries