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Information requirements from licensing authorities

Details on the information that we require from licensing authorities.

Local authority lotteries

A local authority lottery is a lottery run by a local authority to raise funds to cover anything for which it has the power to incur expenditure. For example, local community projects, arts centres or parks and leisure facilities.

To run a lottery, a local authority must have an operating licence issued by us. Some individuals in the authority may also need to hold a personal management licence or complete an Annex A declaration.

There are information requirements for holders of operating licences and personal management licences. These can be found in the lotteries sector guidance and what you need to tell us when you hold a personal licence.

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