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BIT assessment 27 May 2016 - 8 June 2017

Qualifying Regulatory Provisions that came (or are expected to come) into force during the second and final Business Impact Target reporting period

Title of measure  Description of measure BIT score (£millions)RPC reference number 

 

Changes to Operator Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice – Betting Integrity

 

Customers must not breach rules about irregular and/or suspicious betting or misuse of inside information relevant to a Sports Governing Body, or other professional body of which they are a member or their employers.

Validated - Zero

RPC-3729(1)-DCMS-GC Changes to: Betting integrity  (LCCP Ordinary code provision 4.2.8) and

Gambling staff and irregular betting  (LCCP Ordinary code provision 7.1.3)

 

Changes to Operator Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice – prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing

New licence condition requiring relevant licensees to conduct an

appropriate assessment of Anti Money Laundering risks to their business, take account of this assessment to develop appropriate policies, procedures and controls and implement them effectively.

Validated £1.5m

 

RPC-3719(1)-DCMS-GC The prevention of crime related measures – prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing (licence condition 12.1.1)

Changes to Operator Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice –prevention

of crime related measures

 

New requirement on licensees to report their involvement in criminal investigations where the Commission could reasonably be expected to question whether they had taken sufficient steps to keep crime out of gambling.

Validated - Zero

 

RPC-3668(1)-DCMS-GC The Prevention of Crime Related measures – Cash and Cash Equivalents

 

Changes to Operator Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice– remote betting hosts and remote game hosts

The creation of a new type of licence for business to business casino and bingo

game host licensees (that host games that gambling business can then offer to

consumers). This measure is deregulatory, and it carves them out of requirements they are currently subject to.

Validated - Zero

 

RPC-3653(1)-DCMS-GC Licence Condition 3.1.3 – remote betting hosts and remote game hosts

Changes to Operator Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice – gaming machines in gambling premises

 

The changes seek to ensure the environment and manner in which category B gaming machines are made available is consistent with the regulatory framework implemented by Government to minimise the risk to the licensing objectives posed by gaming machines.

Validated - Zero

 

RPC-3650(1)-DCMS-GC Social responsibility code provision 9 - Gaming machines in gambling premises

Changes to the testing strategy for compliance with
remote gambling

A review of some of the requirements set out for
remote gambling and software technical standards issued by the Gambling Commission under section 89 and section 97 of the Gambling Act 2005.

 

Validated - -£2.0m

RPC-3654(1)-DCMS-GC Testing strategy for compliance with remote gambling

Changes to Operator Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice –restricting access to gambling by children and young people

Range of new provisions around age verification including conducting test purchasing; monitoring the effectiveness of policies and procedures for preventing underage gambling.

Validated – zero

RPC-3721(1)-DCMS-GC Restricting access to gambling by children and young people

Non-qualifying regulatory provision assurance statement 2016/17

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