Licensing decisions: Procedures and guidance for licensing hearings
Scheme of delegations
Paragraph 8 of Schedule 4 of the Gambling Act 2005 provides that:
(1) The Commission may delegate a function to:
a. a Commissioner;
b. a committee consisting of:
i. commissioners, or
ii. one or more commissioners and one or more employees of the Commission, or
c. an employee of the Commission.
(2)Sub-paragraph (1) applies to any function of the Commission including in particular:
a. a discretionary function
b. the function of conducting a review
c. the function of determining whether to revoke a licence or of determining whether to impose a requirement to pay a penalty.
The Gambling Commission has approved a scheme of delegations setting out who has delegated authority to make licensing decisions. As part of that scheme the Commission has established a Committee of Commissioners, on which any Commissioner may sit, known as the Regulatory Panel (the Panel).Previous section
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Last updated: 16 May 2022
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