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Guidance to licensing authorities

The Gambling Commission's guidance for licensing authorities.


7 - Declaration by licensing authority

6.54. Licensing authorities may wish to include a declaration in their policy statement which sets out that, in producing the final policy statement, it has had regard to:

  • the licensing objectives in the Act
  • this guidance issued by the Commission
  • any responses from those consulted on its policy statement.

6.55. Licensing authorities should note that the regulations and this guidance do not prevent them from including any additional information that they consider necessary or helpful.

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