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Annual report and Accounts 2019 to 2020

Making gambling fairer and safer

  1. Contents
  2. a) Gambling Act 2005 fee receipts

a) Gambling Act 2005 fee receipts

The Act came fully into force on 1st September 2007, at which date the gambling industry was required to apply for operator and personal licences under the jurisdiction of the Act. Fees payable under the Act are received in respect of application fees, annual fees and changes and variations to licences. These monies are retained by the Commission to fund operational activities under the Act.

Licence fees received that relate to future periods are included within the Statement of Financial Position, under Creditors as ‘Deferred Income’.

Gambling Act 2005 fee receipts in the year are as follows:

Operator licence applications
Application fees 1,217 897
Annual fees 17,936 17,409
Personal licence applications 1,001 829
Total fee income received 20,154 19,135
Interest on fee income 65 103
Total 20,219 19,238
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