Note: MUST* and MUST NOT* (with asterisk) denotes legal requirement
MUST and MUST NOT (without asterisk) denotes requirement of the Code of Fundraising Practice
13.1 Legal References for this Section
- Gambling Act 2005
- Gambling Commission’s Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice
- Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (NI) Order 1985
The following Legal Appendices MUST be read in conjunction with this section of the Code of Fundraising Practice • L13 Raffles and Lotteries
13.2 Key Points and Legalities
a) This area is one of the most heavily regulated fundraising activities, but also one of the most popular. The range of regulation is set out in detail in the Legal Appendices and MUST* be followed.
b) Additional standards are included in the Legal Appendices and MUST be observed.
There are additional requirements for Society lotteries which enable users to participate through a premium rate phone service. You can find further information in Section 9.6.2.
There is more information about raffles and lotteries in the Institute of Fundraising’s Raffles and Lotteries guidance