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Guidance to licensing authorities

The Gambling Commission's guidance for licensing authorities.


Appendix I: Glossary of terms

The ActThe Gambling Act 2005 (opens in new tab)
AGCsAdult Gaming Centres
ATMAutomated telling machine
AWPAmusement with prizes
CCTVClosed Circuit Television
The CommissionThe Gambling Commission
COSLAConvention of Scottish Local Authorities
DCLGDepartment for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
DCMSDepartment for Culture, Media and Sport (opens in new tab)
EBTElectronic Bingo Terminal
ELMExternal lottery manager
FCAFinancial Conduct Authority (opens in new tab)
FECsFamily Entertainment Centres
GuidanceGuidance to Licensing Authorities, issued by the Commission under S.25 of the Gambling Act 2005 (opens in new tab)
HRA 1998Human Rights Act 1998 (opens in new tab)
IOLInstitute of Licensing (opens in new tab)
LACELocal Authority Compliance Events
LBOLicensed betting office
LCCPLicence Conditions and Codes of Practice
LGALocal Government Association
LSOLicensing Standards Officer
OCOrdinary Code
OPSSOffice for Product Safety and Standards (opens in new tab)
OUNOccasional use notices
Statement of policyLicensing Authority’s statement of licensing policy published under S.349 of the Gambling Act 2005 (opens in new tab)
PAPrimary Authority
SIASecurity Industry Authority
SOLARSociety of Local Authority Lawyers and Administrators
SR codeSocial Responsibility code
SSBTSelf-service betting terminal
SSLSmall society lotteries
SWP machinesSkill with prizes machines
TUNTemporary use notices
uFECsUnlicensed Family Entertainment Centres
VBTVideo bingo terminals
WLGAWelsh Local Government Association (opens in new tab)
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Appendix H: Poker games and prizes
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