Certification Of Lottery Managers

Who Requires A Certificate

The only lottery managers who are required in terms of the law to register with the National Lotteries Commission are those who conduct society lotteries on behalf of societies that are not their permanent employers and who have been specifically contracted to manage the lottery.


The relevant provisions in the Lotteries Act are in sections 47 – 52.


Any individual seeking certification as a manager of society lottery scheme must submit the following to the NLC:

Successful applicants will receive a certificate from the NLC. This certificate is valid for a maximum period of three years. It may be revoked before then by the NLC.

Grounds For Refusal

In terms of section 47(2) of the Lotteries Act, the NLC shall not grant certification in instances where the board holds the opinion that: