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LAW OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC

of April 30, 2009 No. 146

About lotteries

(as amended on 22-03-2016)

Accepted by Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic on March 5, 2009

This Law determines the legal basis of state regulation of the relations arising under the organization and carrying out the state and non-state lotteries and establishes obligatory standard rates of lotteries, control procedure over their organization and carrying out, and also the rights, obligations and responsibility of persons participating in the organization and carrying out lotteries.

Activities of founders and organizers of lotteries regarding the prevention, identification and suppression of the acts connected with financing of terrorism and legalization (washing) of income gained in the criminal way are performed according to the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic "About counteraction to financing of terrorism and to legalization (washing) of income gained in the criminal way".

Article 1. Basic concepts

Lottery activities - the specific type of activity which is not sales of goods (works and services), connected with the organization and carrying out lotteries.

Lottery - form of attraction of money of the population by sale of lottery tickets in case of which part of the raised funds (prize fund) is played in the form of cash or ware prizes.

The lottery ticket - the data carrier which is specially manufactured for distribution or the personal identification number (code) fixed by game system of lottery and certifying the right of person to participation in the carried-out lottery and to receipt of prize if on this ticket the prize dropped out.

The organizer of lottery - the legal entity registered in the Kyrgyz Republic, who acquired according to this Law the right of carrying out lottery performing financial and economic activities for the organization and carrying out lottery and bearing responsibility according to the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.

As the organizer of the stimulating lottery the physical persons registered in established by the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic as the individual (private) entrepreneur, and also legal entities can act.

The participant of lottery - person having as the owner the lottery ticket granting the participation right in draw of prize fund of lottery.

Prize - the part of prize fund which dropped out on the lottery ticket, paid in cash or transferred in natural form to the possession or provided to the participant of lottery recognized won in accordance with the terms of lottery. At the same time loss of prize on the lottery ticket is only matter of luck and cannot be specially arranged by anybody.

Prize fund of lottery - the set of means, property or services declared in the conditions of carrying out lottery and expressed in cash intended for payment (transfer, provision) prizes which is created due to receipt of payment for the implemented lottery tickets or at the expense of own means of the organizer of lottery.

The instant (no-draw) lottery - lottery when which carrying out the participant of lottery can directly determine after acquisition of the lottery ticket is the lottery ticket advantageous or not.

The drawing lottery - lottery which is carried out by the separate circulations (representing distribution of batch of lottery tickets, holding draw of part of prize fund of lottery and payment, transfer or provision of part of prizes) when which carrying out the participant of lottery can determine is its lottery ticket advantageous or not only after holding draw of the corresponding circulation.

The combined lottery - lottery in which advantageous lottery tickets are determined as directly after their acquisition, and after holding draw of prize fund of lottery.

Draw of prize fund of lottery - the procedure during which (with use of the lottery equipment or without that) the won participants of lottery and subjects to payment, transfer or provision to these participants prizes are determined.

The draw of prize fund of drawing lottery - the procedure during which with use of the lottery equipment the won lottery tickets are determined and is established the size of share of the prize fund which is subject to distribution among the won participants of the played circulation.

The distributor of lottery tickets - person performing distribution of lottery tickets among the persons wishing to become participants of lottery, acceptance of lottery rates, payment, transfer or provision of prizes based on the agreement signed with the organizer of lottery.

Revenue from carrying out lottery - the total amount of money received from implementation of lottery tickets, and estimated proceeding from the number of actually sold lottery tickets and their selling cost to persons which became participants of lottery at the price specified in the conditions of lottery.

The income of lottery - difference between revenue from carrying out lottery and cash equivalent of the prize fund of lottery which is come to this rescue.

The special account - the account determined by authorized state body, intended for deposition of part of money of organizers of lotteries (except for organizers of the stimulating lotteries) which will be partial guarantee in case of failure to pay the corresponding payments in the republican budget.

In case of the termination of carrying out lottery and absence of debt before the budget of means return to organizers of lotteries.

The lottery equipment - the equipment which is specially manufactured and used for carrying out lottery or the equipment equipped with lottery programs.

Lottery rate - the paid game combination.

Article 1-1. Subject of regulation of the Law

This Law determines the legal basis of state regulation of the relations arising under the organization and carrying out the state and non-state lotteries, establishes obligatory standard rates of lotteries, control procedure over their organization and carrying out, and also the rights, obligations and responsibility of persons participating in the organization and carrying out lotteries.

Article 1-2. Legislation on lotteries

The legislation on lotteries consists of the Constitution, this Law and other regulatory legal acts of the Kyrgyz Republic, and also come in the procedure established by the law into force of international treaties which participant is the Kyrgyz Republic.

Activities of founders and organizers of lotteries regarding the prevention, identification and suppression of the acts connected with financing of terrorism and legalization (washing) of income gained in the criminal way are performed according to the legislation on counteraction to financing of terrorism and to legalization (washing) of income gained in the criminal way.

Article 2. Special types of lotteries

1. Electronic lottery (further - lottery) - game in which one or several listed signs are used:

- fixing of lottery rates and forecasts of participants is carried out by means of the electronic devices saving information in the memory or transferring her for registration to the head computer;

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