NATIONAL WEEKLY LOTTO ACT - 1961 (ACT 94)

    Section - 3 - Clandestine Lotto

    (1) A clandestine lotto, by whatever name called and in whatever manner and under whatever denomination it may be conducted, is prohibited.

    (2) Any person undertaking a clandestine lotto or collecting stakes therein and any person aiding or abetting the same in any way commits an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine of not less than twenty thousand cedis and not exceeding one hundred thousand cedis or to imprisonment for a term of not less than six months and not exceeding two years.[As amended by the National Weekly Lotto (Amendment) Law, 1989 (PNDCL 223), s.(d)(i), (ii)].

    (3) Any person laying stakes in a clandestine lotto not being an accessory commits an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction, to a fine of not less than five pounds and not exceeding twenty pounds.