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Guidance

Guidance to licensing authorities

Our guidance for licensing authorities.

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Appendix F: Inspection powers

  • PO - Police Officer
  • EO - Enforcement Officer
  • AP - Authorised Person
  • LAAP - Licensing Authority Authorised Person
Section of ActClasses of personPremises to which the inspection power appliesPurpose for which inspection power is available
S.307
Inspection of gambling
PO, EO, APReasonable suspicion of provision at premises of gambling other than private and non-commercial gaming or betting
  1. Whether gambling facilities are/have been provided
  2. Whether there is an operating licence or premises licence
  3. Whether there is compliance with licence conditions
S.308
Operating licence holders
PO, EOReasonable belief premises used by operating licensed holder for purpose connected with licensed activitiesWhether there is compliance with licence conditions
S.309
Family Entertainment Centres
PO, EO, LAAPPremises for which an application for a family entertainment centre gaming machine permit has been made
  1. A purpose connected with consideration of the application
  2. For determining whether gaming machines comply with the Act and the Regulations
S.310(1)
Premises licensed for alcohol
EO, LAAPPremises licensed for the supply of alcoholA purpose connected with consideration of the application
S.310(2)
Premises licensed for alcohol
PO, EO, LAAPPremises licensed for alcohol for consumption on the premises
  1. whether gaming satisfies conditions under S179 for exempt gaming
  2. whether there is compliance with any operating licence conditions where bingo is played
  3. whether high turnover bingo is played under s181
  4. the number and category of gaming machines available for use
S.311
Prize gaming permits
PO, EO, LAAPPremises for which an application for a prize gaming permit has been made
  1. A purpose connected with consideration of the application
  2. For determining whether gaming machines comply with the Act and the Regulations
S.312(1)-(3)
Clubs
PO, EOPremises reasonably believed to be a members’ club , commercial club or miners welfare institute
  1. whether gaming is or is about to take place
  2. whether any gaming accords with a club gaming permit, club machine permit or exempt gaming provision under s169
S.312(4)
Clubs
LAAPPremises for which an application for a club gaming permit or club machine permit has been madeA purpose connected with consideration of the application
S.313(1)
Licensed premises
PO, EO, APPremises for which an application for a premises licence has been madeAssess likely effects of activities on licensing objectives
S.313(2)
Licensed premises
PO, EO, APPremises for which a premises licence is in forceA purpose connected with a premises licence review under s201
S.314
Registered society lotteries
EO, LAAPPremises owned or used by a (non-commercial) society registered with a local authority for exempt lotteriesEnquiries in connected with a lottery promoted on behalf of the society
S.315(1)
Temporary use notice
PO, EO, APPremises for which a temporary use notice has effectAssess likely effectives of activities on licensing objectives
S.315(2)
Temporary use notice
PO, EO, APPremises for which a temporary use notice has effectWhether activities accord with the temporary use notice
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