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Unit 5: Contract Law

CHAPTER 16: ELEMENTS OF A CONTRACT

E-ACTIVITY: LEGAL AND ILLEGAL GAMING (p. 517)

Activity: Create an Investigation Sheet and Argument About Gaming

The provinces and territories in Canada have specific rules regulating gaming and lotteries. What activities are legal? What gaming activities violate Canada’s Criminal Code?

Complete an investigation sheet on gaming in Canada and argue the subject of gaming

  1. Visit the following Web sites:
  2. Use the information you learn to complete the following Gaming Investigation Sheet. Click here if you would like to download the sheet.
Gaming Investigation Sheet
1. What sections of the Criminal Code regulate gaming?
 
2. Who has the authority to operate, license, and regulate legal gaming?

 

3. What does Part VII of the Criminal Code prohibit?

 

4. What activities constitute legal gaming?

 

5. Identify a type of gaming that would typically be licensed for a religious or charitable organization?

 

For questions 6–10, use the Criminal Code.

 

6. What is the definition of “game” under the Criminal Code? (Use the definitions provided in Part VII of the Criminal Code.)

 

7. What is the illegal gaming activity described in section 206(1)(a)?

 

8. What is the illegal gaming activity described in section 206(1)(d)?

 

9. What is the illegal gaming activity described in section 206(1)(f)?

 

10. What is the illegal gaming activity described in section 206(1)(g)?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Go to a Web site for your province or territory to find specific information about property division for your jurisdiction-for example:Go to a Web site for your province or territory to find specific information about property division for your jurisdiction-for example:

  1. Gaming is prohibited with some exceptions. With classmates, form a group to do the following:
    1. Discuss why gaming is prohibited and why there are exceptions made.
    2. Visit either or both of the following Web sites to consider gaming from a different perspective.
    3. Prepare an argument for or against allowing any gaming in Canada. Be prepared to present it to the class.
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