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Gambling Act 2005

Last Modified December 01, 2021

Gambling Act 2005

This Act regulates Gaming, Betting and Lotteries carried out in England and Wales.

The Gambling Commission is responsible for granting operating and personal licences for gambling and Hertsmere Borough Council is responsible for activities carried out from premises in the Borough as well as lower risk permits and registrations.

Notice of intention to publish revised statement of gambling licensing policy

Under the Gambling Act 2005 (Licensing Authority Policy Statement) (England and Wales) Regulations 2006 Hertsmere Borough Council hereby gives notice that it intends to publish a revised Statement of Principles on 6 December 2021 which shall take effect on 3 January 2022.  This statement can be read below or in person at the Council offices by appointment. To arrange an appointment please contact the Licensing team 020 8207 2277 or licensing.services@hertsmere.gov.uk

Statement of principles 2022-2025

The Council adopted a revised Statement of Principles at its meeting on 17 November 2021. This statement shall take effect on 3 January 2022 and shall be reviewed again, no later than 31 January 2025.

The statement can be read by clicking this link: Hertsmere Gambling Statement of principles 2022-2025

Further information

If you are unsure if an activity constitutes gambling or if a licence is required please contact the Council or Gambling Commission for advice. For further information please visit the Gambling Commission.

For the cost of an application please see the Gambling Act 2005 Fee Structure.

For list of Responsible Authorities to be served with an application please refer to this document: GA-RESPONSIBLE-AUTHORITIES

To review the Act in full, please follow this link: Gambling Act 2005 

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