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Before we get down to the legality of running raffles/lotteries, let me point out something that Incidental non-commercial lotteries – typically raffles at one-off charity to hold a Remote Gambling Licence issued by the Gambling Commission.


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Lotteries (also known as raffles) can be held at events (for example, fetes, fairs, or private gain, it can only be promoted to raise funds for a good cause such as a charity. Advice on lotteries that do not require a licence or registration.


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Mark Steel. Clarisse Loughrey. He won't want that and so may pay up. You have the option to pay for bailiffs to be sent to seize goods belonging to him. He refused to put it right and I sued in the county court. This gives him 21 days in which to respond or you will take steps to make him bankrupt. If that's the situation, paying for the judgment to be enforced could be a waste. UK Politics. However, to be on the safe side, and because you haven't given me all the details, check this out at the Gambling Commission website: gamblingcommission. There's no "raffle" heading which might partly explain why many people don't realise that a raffle might come under the gambling rules. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists? Stop the Wildlife Trade. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. Tech culture. 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And you could consider passing the debt to a debt collection agency. Carers UK has an advice line on or try your local Citizens Advice Bureau; you'll find the details in the phone book. The Competition. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. US sports. Under the Gambling Act , a raffle is considered to be a lottery and must be run in accordance with the law so your new group member may be right. An adviser will help you claim anything you're entitled to. Rugby union. I've had to go part- time so our income has gone down considerably. Coronavirus Advice. Carers on low incomes can qualify for help with the rent and council tax or means-tested income support. Jeremy Corbyn. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Do you think my friend is right? I also think that you need an adviser to go through your finances with you because you might be entitled to more benefits. See insolvency. What I suspect your friend was talking about is carer's allowance. Tombolas and sweepstakes are also lotteries. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. You might not get your money back if he doesn't own enough assets, but the threat of being made bankrupt may make him act. Streaming Hub. This year we've had a row because a new group member says what we're doing is against the law. If he is made bankrupt, the judge is likely to let him keep the tools of his trade because he needs to go on working to clear his debts. Matthew Norman. Even if he owns the van and his tools there's always the chance that he has no savings or other assets and so can't pay you. You can get more information from HM Revenue and Customs hmrc. The other point is how you donate the money. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. At these kinds of events where any money raised isn't for private gain, you can run a non-commercial lottery without a licence. Try to find out as much as you can about his financial position. You may not be the only person he owes money to. Being married to the person you're caring for doesn't disqualify you. US Politics. You could ask for the builder to be called into court for an order to obtain information about the state of his finances. While what you're doing may not be strictly within the rules, there are probably thousands of small groups around the UK doing the same thing at this time of year, blissfully unaware that there could be rules to follow. Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. The goods are usually sold at auction and don't make a lot so it would mean him losing a lot of goods. People say he probably hasn't got the money and if I try to make him pay I'll be throwing good money after bad, but until he pays me I can't afford to get it fixed. They would then be sold to cover your debt plus the court fee. If you give over the money as a personal donation it attracts tax relief under the Gift Aid scheme, but money collected through a raffle from which you could benefit if you won a prize may not. I know he's still in business as I see his van around. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. Shappi Khorsandi. Long reads. Sean O'Grady. I have been caring for my husband for the past year and a friend has suggested that I might be entitled to some financial help. A solicitor's letter threatening the next step — bailiffs and or bankruptcy — might be enough. In that case you'd get your money when the house was sold. Boris Johnson. What's the situation? Andrew Grice. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. {PARAGRAPH}{INSERTKEYS}There are only small amounts involved and I sell the tickets, collect the money, hand out a few small donated prizes and give the rest of the money to the charity. I don't like to ask and because we're married perhaps I don't qualify, but he's been diagnosed with early onset dementia and can't work. John Rentoul. Mary Dejevsky. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Tom Peck. You could ask the court for an order to freeze any assets he has in a bank account or asking for a charging order on his home if he owns it. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? Geoffrey Macnab. Robert Fisk. You say your husband has early onset dementia so I'm assuming he's not yet 65, but if I'm wrong, he might be entitled to attendance allowance too. Ed Cumming. There may also be other people to whom he owes money. Help The Hungry.