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National Lottery statutory framework

The regulation and operation of the National Lottery are set out in the following legislative provisions:

Primary legislation

Secondary legislation


Under Section 11 of the National Lottery etc. Act 1993 the Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport issues occasional Directions to us in relation to the exercise of our licensing functions. We must comply with those Directions.


Also see

Directions on the National Lottery

From the Department for Culture, Media and Sport

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