(a) “Act” means the Act respecting lotteries, publicity contests and amusement machines (chapter L-6);
(b) “operator” means a person who, on his own or in partnership, owns, leases or borrows under a title of ownership, a title of lease, a loan for use, a title involving a condition or a term giving him the right to become owner, or under a title giving him the right to use, as owner thereof with obligation to surrender, an amusement machine belonging to one of the classes of amusement machines listed in paragraph 2, 3 or 4 of section 2.3, and who places at the disposal of the public such amusement machine for purposes of deriving an income therefrom;
(c) “merchant” means a person who, other than as an operator, deals in amusement machines.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. L-6, r. 1, s. 1; O.C. 1591-86, s. 1; O.C. 659-92, s. 1.