Gambling licensing

Gambling Review Policy

Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Policy and Principles

Background

The Gambling Act 2005 requires the Council, acting as the Licensing Authority, to prepare and publish a Statement of Policy and Principles at least every 3 years. This policy outlines the principles followed in exercising the Authority’s functions under the Act.

The Authority’s current Statement of Licensing Policy was approved by the council in December 2015 and came into force on 31 January 2016.