Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations (SOR/91-365)

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Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations

SOR/91-365

CRIMINAL CODE

Registration 1991-05-31

Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations

The Minister of Agriculture, pursuant to section 204Footnote * of the Criminal Code, hereby revokes the Race Track Supervision Regulations, C.R.C., c. 441, and makes the annexed Regulations respecting the supervision and operation of pari-mutuel betting at race-courses and the prohibition, restriction and regulation of the possession of drugs and equipment used in the administering of drugs at race-courses, in substitution therefor.

Ottawa, Ontario, May 30, 1991

BILL McKNIGHT
Minister of Agriculture

 [Repealed, SOR/2011-158, s. 2]

Interpretation

 In these Regulations,

account

account means an account under a telephone account betting system or under an on-track account betting system, as the case may be; (compte)

Act

Act means the Criminal Code; (Loi)

approved

approved means approved in writing by the Executive Director; (approuvé)

approximate odds

approximate odds means the odds that are calculated by an association before the close of betting on a race; (cotes approximatives)

Area Manager

Area Manager[Repealed, SOR/2003-218, s. 1]

Area Supervisor

Area Supervisor[Revoked, SOR/93-255, s. 1]

association’s percentage

association’s percentage means the percentage referred to in subsection 102(2) that an association deducts and retains from each pool; (retenue de l’association)

betting theatre

betting theatre[Repealed, SOR/2017-8, s. 1]

calculating pool

calculating pool means the portion of the net pool that remains after deduction of the total value or the net value as determined pursuant to paragraph 119(4)(a), as the case may be, of all bets on the winning horses in that pool; (poule de calcul)

cashier

cashier[Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 1]

charter

charter means the person designated by an association to record and report the information referred to in subparagraphs 27(a)(ix), (xi), (xii), (xiv) and (xx); (statisticien)

Commission

Commission, in respect of a province, means the organization that supervises and regulates races in the province and that is incorporated under the laws of that province or another province; (commission)

consolation double

consolation double means the pay-out price of a daily double ticket that combines a horse, entry or mutuel field that is declared the winner in the official result of the first race of the daily double with a horse, entry or mutuel field in the second race of the daily double where, after the first race is closed to betting,

  • (a) the second race of the daily double is cancelled, or

  • (b) the horse, entry or mutuel field in the second race of the daily double is scratched from that race; (prix de consolation du pari double)

daily double

daily double means a type of bet on two races to select the winning horse in the official result in each race; (pari double)

day

day means a period of 24 hours from midnight to midnight; (jour ou journée)

dead heat

dead heat means the official result of a race in which more than one horse finishes in the same position; (égalité)

Department

Department means the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food; (ministère)

Director

Director[Revoked, SOR/93-255, s. 1]

drug

drug means any substance included in the schedule; (drogue)

drug control service

drug control service[Repealed, SOR/2000-163, s. 1]

drug control surveillance program

drug control surveillance program[Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 1]

EIPH list

EIPH list means a list, established and maintained by the Commission under subsection 170.1(1), of horses that display symptoms of exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage; (liste IHPE)

enactment

enactment means an Act or any rule, regulations, order or other instrument made under the authority of an Act; (texte législatif)

entry

entry means two or more horses in a race that, for the purpose of making a bet, are treated as one horse; (écurie couplée)

equine drug control program

equine drug control program means all of the activities relating to equine drug control undertaken by the test inspectors, official chemists and veterinarians designated by the appropriate Commissions at official laboratories and other facilities dedicated to that control; (programme de contrôle des drogues équines)

exactor

exactor means a type of bet on a race to select, in the correct order, the first two horses in the official result; (couplé gagnant)

exchange system

exchange system[Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 1]

Executive Director

Executive Director means the officer who is the Executive Director of the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency; (directeur exécutif)

feature pool

feature pool[Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 1]

final odds

final odds means the odds that are calculated by an association after the close of betting on a race; (cotes définitives)

foreign race inter-track betting

foreign race inter-track betting means pari-mutuel betting at one or more satellite tracks on a foreign race, where the money bet on each pool at each satellite track is combined with the money bet on the corresponding pool that is operated by a foreign pool host to form one pool from which the pay-out price is calculated and distributed; (pari inter-hippodromes sur course à l’étranger)

foreign race separate pool betting

foreign race separate pool betting means separate pool betting in Canada on a foreign race; (pari séparé sur course à l’étranger)

home market area

home market area[Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 1]

horseman

horseman[Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 1]

horseperson

horseperson means any person, group or organization that has an interest in the sharing of purses drawn from an association’s percentage and in the scheduling of races by the association, but does not include an officer or employee of an association; (professionnel du cheval)

host track

host track means a race-course at which a race is held, with any inter-track or separate pool betting on that race being conducted at a satellite track; (hippodrome hôte)

infield board

infield board[Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 1]

inter-track betting

inter-track betting means pari-mutuel betting at one or more satellite tracks or in one or more places in one or more foreign countries, with the money bet on each pool at each satellite track or place being combined with the money bet on the corresponding pool that is operated by the pool host to form one pool from which the pay-out price is calculated and distributed; (pari inter-hippodromes)

judge

judge means a person who is licensed by a Commission to administer and enforce the applicable rules of racing at a race-course; (juge)

late scratch

late scratch means a horse that is withdrawn from a race after betting on that race has begun; (retrait de dernière heure)

legal percentages

legal percentages, in respect of a pool, means

  • (a) the association’s percentage,

  • (b) the deduction from each dollar bet authorized under a provincial enactment, and

  • (c) the payment to the Receiver General, determined in accordance with subsection 204(4) of the Act; (prélèvements prescrits)

Minister

Minister means the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food; (ministre)

mutuel field

mutuel field means two or more horses in a race that, for the purpose of making a bet, are treated as one horse because the number of horses in the race exceeds the number that can be dealt with individually by the pari-mutuel system; (champ mutuel)

net factor

net factor means the difference between one and the sum of the legal percentages that an association deducts from the value of each bet made on a pool, expressed as a fraction; (facteur net)

net pool

net pool means the portion of a pool that remains after deduction of the legal percentages; (poule nette)

odds

odds means the probable pay-out price in the win pool or the ratio that represents that pay-out price; (cotes)

officer

officer means a person who is appointed by the Minister to supervise the operation of a pari-mutuel system and to administer and ensure compliance with these Regulations; (fonctionnaire désigné)

official chemist

official chemist means a chemist who is designated by the Executive Director; (chimiste officiel)

official laboratory

official laboratory means a laboratory that is designated by the Executive Director; (laboratoire officiel)

official result

official result means the order of finish of the horses in a race as declared by the stewards or judges, as the case may be; (résultat officiel)

official sample

official sample means a sample of blood, urine or other bodily substance that is, by means of approved paraphernalia, collected from a horse and packaged and sealed by or under the supervision of a test inspector; (échantillon officiel)

official veterinarian

official veterinarian[Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 1]

on-track account betting

on-track account betting means pari-mutuel betting conducted at a race-course or in a betting theatre of an association otherwise than by buying a ticket; (pari sur hippodrome)

on-track account betting system

on-track account betting system means the services, facilities and equipment used for conducting on-track account betting; (système de pari sur hippodrome)

outstanding ticket

outstanding ticket means a winning ticket that has not been cashed before the end of the racing day for which it was issued; (billet impayé)

pari-mutuel department

pari-mutuel department means

  • (a) the facilities of an association in which the pari-mutuel system is situated, and

  • (b) the operations of an association related to the pari-mutuel system; (service de pari mutuel)

pari-mutuel system

pari-mutuel system means the equipment and all software, including the totalizator, the telephone account betting system, the on-track account betting system and the inter-track betting equipment, that are used to record bets and to transmit betting data; (système de pari mutuel)

pay-out price

pay-out price, in respect of a pool, means the amount of money that is payable to the holder of a winning ticket or to an account holder who has made a winning bet, for each dollar bet by the holder or account holder, as the case may be, calculated in accordance with Part IV; (rapport)

permit

permit means a permit issued under section 6; (permis)

place

place means a type of bet on a race to select a horse to finish first or second in the official result; (pari « placé »)

pool

pool, in respect of each type of bet that may be made on a race, means the total amount of money bet on the race; (poule)

pool host

pool host means the organization that is responsible for combining the money for each type of bet from any location to form one pool from which the pay-out prices are calculated and distributed; (hôte de la poule)

post time

post time means the time that is set for the start of a race; (heure de départ)

quantitative limit

quantitative limit[Repealed, SOR/2000-163, s. 1]

quinella

quinella means a type of bet on a race to select, in any order, the first two horses in the official result; (jumelé)

race

race means a running, trotting or pacing horse-race on which pari-mutuel betting is conducted; (course)

race-meeting

race-meeting means a series of racing cards that is held by an association at a race-course; (réunion de courses)

racing card

racing card means a number of races that are scheduled to be run consecutively during a specified period on any one day at a race-course; (programme de courses)

retention area

retention area means the area and facilities within the race-course of an association that are provided by the association for the collection and securing of official samples; (enclos)

rules of racing

rules of racing means

  • (a) in the case of a race held in a province, the rules made by a Commission, and

  • (b) in the case of a foreign race, the rules made by the governing body that regulates the race; (règles de course)

satellite track

satellite track means a race-course where, by way of inter-track and separate pool betting, bets are taken on races held at a host track; (hippodrome satellite)

scratched

scratched in respect of a horse, means a horse that does not start or compete in a race because it is

  • (a) declared a late scratch,

  • (b) determined not to have had a fair start, pursuant to the applicable rules of racing,

  • (c) declared to be a non-contestant, pursuant to the applicable rules of racing,

  • (d) added to the race after betting has begun, in contravention of subsection 52(3), or

  • (e) a horse in relation to which an officer has ordered that betting be stopped under subsection 52(4); (retiré)

seller

seller[Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 1]

separate pool betting

separate pool betting means pari-mutuel betting at one or more satellite tracks or in one or more places in one or more foreign countries on a race that is held at a host track, where the money bet on each pool at each satellite track is retained at that satellite track or is combined with the money bet on the corresponding pool at another satellite track or tracks or at a place or places to form one pool from which the pay-out price is calculated and distributed; (pari séparé)

show

show means a type of bet on a race to select a horse to finish first, second or third in the official result; (pari « classé »)

special sample

special sample[Repealed, SOR/2000-163, s. 1]

steward

steward has the same meaning as judge; (version anglaise seulement)

tag

tag[Repealed, SOR/2000-163, s. 1]

telephone

telephone means any telecommunication device that can be used to record and verify a bet made by an account holder; (téléphone)

telephone account betting

telephone account betting means pari-mutuel betting conducted by an account holder by means of a telephone; (pari par téléphone)

telephone account betting system

telephone account betting system means the recording devices and related equipment that are used to record and conduct telephone account betting; (système de pari par téléphone)

teller

teller means a person who issues and cashes tickets for an association; (caissier)

test

test[Repealed, SOR/2000-163, s. 1]

test inspector

test inspector means a person who is designated as a test inspector by the Executive Director for the purpose of collecting or supervising the collection of official samples; (inspecteur des prélèvements)

theatre betting

theatre betting means pari-mutuel betting that is conducted in a betting theatre in accordance with these Regulations; (pari en salle)

theatre licence

theatre licence means a licence that is issued under subsection 85(3) by the Executive Director to an association to authorize it to conduct theatre betting; (permis de pari en salle)

ticket

ticket means a receipt that is issued by an association for one or more bets on a race; (billet)

triactor

triactor means a type of bet on a race to select, in the correct order, the first three horses in the official result; (triplé)

win

win means a type of bet on a race to select a horse to finish first in the official result; (pari « gagnant »)

winning ticket

winning ticket includes a ticket that is eligible for refund; (billet gagnant)

year

year means a calendar year. (année)

  • SOR/91-518, s. 1;
  • SOR/93-255, ss. 1, 3;
  • SOR/95-262, s. 1;
  • SOR/96-431, s. 1;
  • SOR/99-55, s. 1;
  • SOR/2000-163, s. 1;
  • SOR/2002-247, s. 1(F);
  • SOR/2003-218, s. 1;
  • SOR/2006-273, s. 1;
  • SOR/2011-169, s. 1;
  • SOR/2017-8, s. 1.
 
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