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Gambling Act 2005
The Gambling Act 2005 came into force on 1 September 2007. The aim of the Gambling Act is to comprehensively update the existing Gambling Laws. It offers new powers and protections for new and old forms of gambling.
- Gambling Act 2005 (external link)
Pendle Borough Council has become a licensing authority under the Gambling Act and has a duty to licence premises where gambling is to take place and to licence certain other activities (such as registering small society lotteries).