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Second Session, Forty-third Parliament,
69 Elizabeth II, 2020
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-13
An Act to amend the Criminal Code (single event sport betting)
FIRST READING, November 26, 2020
MINISTER OF JUSTICE
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SUMMARY

This enactment amends paragraph 207(4)‍(b) of the Criminal Code to make it lawful for the government of a province or territory, or a licensed person or entity, to conduct and manage in the province or territory a lottery scheme that involves betting on a race — other than a horse-race — or fight, or on a single sport event or athletic contest.
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2nd Session, 43rd Parliament,
69 Elizabeth II, 2020
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-13
An Act to amend the Criminal Code (single event sport betting)
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
R.‍S.‍, c. C-46

Criminal Code

R.‍S.‍, c. 52 (1st Supp.‍), s. 3
1Paragraph 207(4)‍(b) of the Criminal Code is replaced by the following:
(b)bookmaking, pool selling or the making or recording of bets, including bets made through the agency of a pool or pari-mutuel system, on any horse-race; or

Coming into Force

Order in council
2Section 1 comes into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons



explanatory notes

Criminal Code
Clause 1:Relevant portion of subsection 207(4):
(4)In this section, lottery scheme means a game or any proposal, scheme, plan, means, device, contrivance or operation described in any of paragraphs 206(1)‍(a) to (g), whether or not it involves betting, pool selling or a pool system of betting other than
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(b)bookmaking, pool selling or the making or recording of bets, including bets made through the agency of a pool or pari-mutuel system, on any race or fight, or on a single sport event or athletic contest; or

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