Prizes shall be paid in accordance with the following provisions-
(a) payment shall be claimed by presenting and delivering up the ticket in respect of which the claim is made at the place and during the hours appointed therefor in the notice published pursuant to rule 6;
(b) payment shall be claimed within two years after the publication in the Gazette of the number of the ticket in respect of which the claim is made; (L.N. 95 of 1967)
(c) payment shall be made to the person who presents the ticket for payment of the prize won by the ticket:
Provided that, if, when any ticket is presented for payment of a prize any number, mark, figure or word which is material for identifying the ticket is, in the opinion of the Committee, illegible or not clearly legible or is incomplete or has been obliterated, defaced or removed, payment shall not be made in respect thereof unless the person claiming payment produces evidence, to the satisfaction of the Committee, identifying such ticket as the ticket in respect of which the prize claimed is payable.