National Lottery Act 2006

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The National Lottery Act 2006[1]
Long title An Act to make provision about the National Lottery.
Citation 2006 c 23
Royal assent 11 July 2006
History of passage through Parliament
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The National Lottery Act 2006 (c 23) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It implemented those decisions contained in the National Lottery Licensing and Regulation and National Lottery Funding Decision Documents published on 3 July 2003, and in the Review Decision Document published on 26 November 2004, which required legislation.[2]

Section 16 - Dissolution[edit]

Section 16(1) reads:

The Secretary of State may by order provide that one or more of the following shall cease to exist-

(a) the National Lottery Charities Board,
(b) the Millennium Commission, and
(c) the New Opportunities Fund.[3]

"Secretary of State"

This means one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State.[4]

Order made under this section

Section 22 - Commencement[edit]

The following orders have been made under this section:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 24 of this Act.
  2. ^ Explanatory notes, paragraph 5
  3. ^ Digital copy of section 16 from
  4. ^ The Interpretation Act 1978, section 5 and Scedule 1

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