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Gambling licence

Statement of Licensing Policy 2022-2025

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is a licensing authority for the purposes of the Gambling Act 2005.

The Licensing Authority's main functions will be:

  • licensing premises for gambling activities
  • considering notices given for the temporary use of premises for gambling
  • granting permits for gaming and gaming machines in clubs
  • regulating gaming and gaming machines in alcohol licensed premises
  • granting permits to family entertainment centres for the use of lower stake gaming machines
  • granting permits for prize gaming
  • considering occasional use notices for betting at tracks
  • registering small societies' lotteries

The Gambling Commission are responsible for issuing personal and operator licenses.

The Council's Gambling Policy (Statement of Principles) shows how the Council carries out functions in support of the government's objectives, which are:

  • preventing gambling from being a source of crime and disorder, being associated with crime and disorder, or being used to support crime
  • ensuring that gambling is conducted in a fair and open way
  • protecting children and other vulnerable persons from being harmed or exploited by gambling

Last updated Wednesday, 2nd August 2023

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