C-72.1, r. 7 - Regulation respecting betting houses

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chapter C-72.1, r. 7
Regulation respecting betting houses
RACING — BETTING HOUSES (REGULATION)
Act respecting racing
(chapter C-72.1, s. 105).
C-72.1
January 1 2016
The fees prescribed in the Regulation have been indexed as of 1 January 2019 pursuant to the notice published in Part 1 (French) of the Gazette officielle du Québec of 22 December 2018, page 841. (ss. 2, 5, 6)
1. The holder of a professional race track licence and of a racing licence authorizing the holder to hold a race calendar at a professional race track may operate a betting house after obtaining a horse racing betting house licence.
O.C. 1209-93, s. 1; O.C. 233-2012, s. 1.
2. The fee payable for a horse racing betting house licence is $1,467 per year.
O.C. 1209-93, s. 2.
3. The holder of a professional race track licence and of a racing licence authorizing the holder to hold a race calendar at a professional race track who holds 40 race programs annually may obtain no more than 10 betting house licences.
The holder may obtain one additional betting house licence for every 10 additional programs held.
Despite the first paragraph, during the first year of operation of a professional race track after 19 April 2012, the holder of a professional race track licence and of a racing licence authorizing the holder to hold a race calendar at a professional race track who holds 20 race programs may obtain no more than 5 betting house licences.
O.C. 1209-93, s. 3; O.C. 233-2012, s. 2.
3.1. When a professional race track is operated by a race track licence holder, no betting house licence may be issued to another race track licence holder within a radius of 50 km from the professional race track, unless another race track lies within that radius.
Despite the first paragraph, a betting house licence may be issued to the holder of a professional race track licence and of a racing licence authorizing the holder to hold a race calendar on a professional race track to allow the holder to operate a betting house within a radius of 50 km from another race track operated by another holder of a professional race track licence, if the two licence holders have entered into a written agreement for that purpose.
O.C. 233-2012, s. 3.
4. A holder of a horse racing betting house licence may present Standardbred racing or Thoroughbred racing at his betting house.
O.C. 1209-93, s. 4.
5. Where separate pool betting is conducted on races held outside Québec, a holder of a horse racing betting house licence shall pay a fee for each such race presented at his betting house.
The expression “separate pool betting” is understood as defined in the Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations (SOR/91-365).
The fee for a race with separate pool betting shall be calculated on the basis of the average handle per race with separate pool betting for the month in which the race is held.
The fees payable are as follows:
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| | |
| Average handle per race with | Fee per race with |
| separate pool betting during the | separate pool |
| month in which the race is held | betting |
|__________________________________|_____________________|
| | |
| $100,000 or more | $205 |
| $75,000 to $99,999 | $154 |
| $50,000 to $74,999 | $132 |
| $30,000 to $49,999 | $110 |
| $20,000 to $29,999 | $73.50 |
| $10,000 to $19,999 | $51.75 |
| $5,000 to $9,999 | $29.50 |
| less than $5,000 | $14.75 |
|__________________________________|_____________________|
The fee shall be paid not later than the 5th of the month following the presentation of the race at the betting house.
O.C. 1209-93, s. 5.
6. The fee payable for the registration of a pari-mutuel system is $73.50 per year per terminal.
O.C. 1209-93, s. 6.
7. All fees shall be paid to the board, are not refundable and, subject to the last paragraph of section 5, are payable when the application is filed.
O.C. 1209-93, s. 7.
8. The fees provided for in sections 2, 5 and 6 shall be increased annually on the basis of the cumulative rate of increase in the Consumer Price Index for Canada, as determined by Statistics Canada, for the period beginning on 30 September and ending on 30 September of the year preceding the indexation.
The adjusted fees are rounded off as follows:
(1)  where the annual increase resulting from the adjustment is between $0.01 and $0.25, they are increased by $0.25;
(2)  where the annual increase resulting from the adjustment is between $0.25 and $0.50, they are increased by $0.50;
(3)  where the annual increase resulting from the adjustment is between $0.50 and $1.00, they are increased by $1.00; and
(4)  where the annual increase resulting from the adjustment is greater than $1.00,
(a)  they are reduced to the nearest dollar if they contain a fraction of a dollar less than $0.50; or
(b)  they are increased to the nearest dollar if they contain a fraction of a dollar equal to or greater than $0.50.
The Minister shall inform the public, through the Gazette officielle du Québec, of the indexation calculated under this section.
O.C. 1209-93, s. 8; O.C. 1050-2011, s. 1.
9. (Omitted).
O.C. 1209-93, s. 9.
(Revoked)
O.C. 1209-93, Sch; O.C. 233-2012, s. 4.
REFERENCES
O.C. 1209-93, 1993 G.O. 2, 5124
O.C. 1050-2011, 2011 G.O. 2, 3041
O.C. 233-2012, 2012 G.O. 2, 1024