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1 Qualified persons and personal licences

1.2.3 - Specified management offices – lottery personal management licences

Applies to:

All lottery operating licences issued to non-commercial societies and local authorities.

  1. Subject to 5 below, licensees must ensure that the individual who occupies the management office specified in 2 below in or in respect of the licensee or in connection with the licensed activities holds a personal licence authorising the performance of the functions of that office (hereafter ‘a personal management licence').
  2. The specified management office is that director’s post in the case of a licensee which is a company, that partner in the case of a licensee which is a partnership, or that office in a licensee which is an unincorporated association or local authority, the occupier of which has overall management responsibility for the promotion of the lottery.
  3. Licensees must take all reasonable steps to ensure that anything done in the performance of the functions of a specified management office is done in accordance with the terms and conditions of the holder’s personal management licence.
  4. Where an individual is authorised by a personal licence and that licence comes under review under section 116(2) of the Act, the operating licensee must comply with any conditions subsequently imposed on that licence by the Commission about redeployment, supervision, or monitoring of the individual’s work and any requirements of the Commission in respect of such matters applicable during the period of the review.
  5. Paragraphs 1 to 4 above shall not apply to a licensee for so long as the licensee is a ‘small- scale operator’ as defined in the Gambling Act 2005 (Definition of Small-scale Operator) Regulations 2006.
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