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Guidance to licensing authorities

The Gambling Commission's guidance for licensing authorities.


  1. Changes to the Guidance for Licensing Authorities
  2. Part 1: General guidance on the role and responsibilities of licensing authorities in gambling regulation
  3. Part 2: The licensing framework
  4. Part 3: The Gambling Commission
  5. Part 4: Licensing authorities
  6. Part 5: Principles to be applied by licensing authorities
  7. Part 6: Licensing authority policy statement
  8. Part 7: Premises licences
  9. Part 8: Responsible authorities and interested parties definitions
  10. Part 9: Premises licence conditions
  11. Part 10: Review of premises licence by licensing authority
  12. Part 11: Provisional statements
  13. Part 12: Rights of appeal and judicial review
  14. Part 13: Information exchange
  15. Part 14: Temporary use notices
  16. Part 15: Occasional use notices
  17. Part 16: Gaming machines
  18. Part 17: Casinos
  19. Part 18: Bingo
  20. Part 19: Betting premises
  21. Part 20: Tracks
  22. Part 21: Adult gaming centres
  23. Part 22: Licensed family entertainment centres
  24. Part 23: Introduction to permits
  25. Part 24: Unlicensed family entertainment centres
  26. Part 25: Clubs
  27. Part 26: Premises licensed to sell alcohol
  28. Part 27: Prize gaming and prize gaming permits
  29. Part 28: Non-commercial and private gaming, betting and lotteries
  30. Part 29: Poker
  31. Part 30: Travelling fairs
  32. Part 31: Crown immunity and excluded premises
  33. Part 32: Territorial application of the Gambling Act 2005
  34. Part 33: Door supervision
  35. Part 34: Small society lotteries
  36. Part 35: Chain gift schemes
  37. Part 36: Compliance and enforcement matters
  38. Appendix A: Summary of machine provisions by premises
  39. Appendix B: Summary of gaming machine categories and entitlements
  40. Appendix C: Summary of gaming entitlements for clubs and alcohol-licensed premises
  41. Appendix D: Summary of offences under the Gambling Act 2005
  42. Appendix E: Summary of statutory application forms and notices
  43. Appendix F: Inspection powers
  44. Appendix G: Licensing authority delegations
  45. Appendix H: Poker games and prizes
  46. Appendix I: Glossary of terms
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