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Gambling Act Sub-Committee

This page lists the meetings for Gambling Act Sub-Committee.


Information about Gambling Act Sub-Committee

The Gambling Act Sub-Committee is formed of 3 councillors drawn from the membership of the Licensing (General) Committee, and may change from meeting to meeting.  The full terms of reference are in Part 7 of the Council’s Constitution, located in the Library section of this website.


License & Gambling Applications

The Sub-Committee will determine the following, where relevant to the Gambling Act 2005 and associated legislation:

·         Personal license applications where:

o   a relevant objection is made; or

o   the applicant has unspent convictions.


·         Premises license applications where:

o   a relevant representation is received in respect of:

§  premises licenses;

§  club premises certificates;

§  provisional statements;

§  variation to premises licenses;

§  variation to club premises licenses.

§  permits for unlicensed family entertainment centre

§  prize gaming permits

§  alcohol licensed premises gaming machine permits (where applications have been received for five or more such machines)

§  club gaming machine permits

§  temporary use notices

§  small society lotteries registration


o   the police have made recommendations opposing an application:

§  to vary designated premises supervisor;

§  for transfer of premises licenses;

§  for interim authorities.


·         Applications to review premises licenses and/or club premises certificates and cancellation of club gaming/machine permits.


·         The consideration of police objections to temporary event notice.


·         The decision to give a counter notice to a temporary use notice under the 2005 Act.