The Institute of Licensing and the Commission have worked together to produce a new e-learning module to add to the existing suite of gambling modules. Many thanks to those licensing officers who participated in the pilot work.
Pubs and the Gambling Act 2005
Please note: This module does not take account of the impact of the requirements on pubs under any legislation or regulations relating to measures to protect against the spread of COVID-19 ie social distancing / opening or closing requirements.
Other gambling e-learning modules are already available:
All modules can be accessed via the IOL website, and they are CPD accredited. Log in to the e-learning tab if you have an existing account, or request a log in via email@example.com to get started, if you are not an IOL member.
Changes to the rules for society and local authority lotteries licensed by the Commission took effect on 29 July. These changes were notified in the Commission’s responses document on 29 April, following a consultation.
They are as follows:
Limits on the size of society and local authority lotteries have been raised in line with recent Government legislation. This means:
Requirements and guidance
New requirements and guidance have been put in place to provide clear, transparent and easily accessible information to consumers on:
Further information about these requirements can be found in the Commission’s guidance Information to lottery players: proceeds and prizes. The consolidated Codes of Practice document has also been updated to reflect the addition of SR Code 4.3.3.
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