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1 Personal licence conditions

1 - Personal licence conditions

Applies to:

All personal licence holders

  1. Personal licence holders must take all reasonable steps to ensure that the way in which they carry out their responsibilities in relation to licensed activities does not place the holder of the operating or any relevant premises licence in breach of their licence conditions.

  2. Personal licence holders must keep themselves informed of developments in gambling legislation, codes of practice and any Commission guidance (whether issued on the Commission’s website or communicated directly to licence holders) relevant to their role. Holders of personal functional licences must keep their technical competence in respect of their licensed activities up to date.

  3. Personal licence holders must notify the Commission of the occurrence of any of the following key events within 10 working days, or as soon as reasonable practicable after the licensee becomes aware of the event’s occurrence1 :

    1. their subjection to any criminal investigation which is listed under Schedule 7 Relevant Offences of the Gambling Act 2005;
    2. their conviction of any offence listed under Schedule 7 – Relevant Offences of the Gambling Act 2005;
    3. any current or pending investigation by a professional, statutory, regulatory or government body in Great Britain or abroad;
    4. the imposition of any sanction or penalty against them following an investigation by any professional, statutory, regulatory or government body in Great Britain or abroad;
    5. the imposition of a disciplinary sanction against them, including dismissal, for gross misconduct;
    6. their resignation from a position for which a personal licence is required following commencement of disciplinary proceedings in respect of gross misconduct;
    7. their disqualification from acting as a company director;
    8. the presentation of a petition for their bankruptcy or sequestration or their entering into an individual voluntary agreement;
    9. a change in their name or address.

Read additional guidance on the information requirements contained within this section.

References

1These matters are to be reported to us online via the ‘Manage and maintain your licence’ service on our website.

Services specific to this condition are:

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