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Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations

Version of section 85 from 2012-01-01 to 2017-02-01:

  •  (1) An association that proposes to conduct theatre betting shall apply in writing to the Executive Director each year for a theatre licence for each betting theatre that the association proposes to operate.

  • (2) An association making an application for a theatre licence shall

    • (a) be the holder of a permit;

    • (b) be the holder of a licence issued by the Lieutenant Governor in Council of the province in which the betting theatre is located, or by any other person or authority in the province that may be specified by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, in accordance with paragraph 204(8)(e) of the Act;

    • (c) provide evidence that it owns the betting theatre in respect of which the application is being made or holds a lease on that betting theatre for the period of the proposed betting;

    • (d) submit a description of

      • (i) the methods by which the association will present the information required under sections 25 and 26 to the public,

      • (ii) how the association will transmit pari-mutuel data from the betting theatre to the organization that is conducting the pari-mutuel betting, including an explanation of how the security of the transmission will be ensured, and

      • (iii) the facilities and equipment to be used to conduct the theatre betting.

    • (e) [Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 46]

  • (3) If an association has complied with subsections (1) and (2), the Executive Director shall issue a theatre licence to that association for the period of the proposed betting if that period is less than the duration of the permit.

  • SOR/92-628, s. 2
  • SOR/93-255, s. 3
  • SOR/2003-218, s. 25
  • SOR/2006-273, s. 3
  • SOR/2011-169, s. 46
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