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  1. Small lottery return form

    If you run a lottery you are required by law to make a return to the local authority that gives you permission to run the lottery. This requires two members of the society to make a declaration about how the lottery was run.

  2. Gaming machine application

    Application for club gaming permit or club machine permit.

  3. Application for premises licence

    Application for premises licence under the Gambling Act 2005.

  4. Street collection regulations

    Street collection regulations.

  5. Premises licence (vessel)

    Premises licence for a vessel under the Gambling Act 2005.

  6. Draft Gambling Policy

    Draft Statement of Gambling Policy

  7. Application to vary a premises licence

    Application to vary a premises licence under the Gambling Act 2005.

  8. Provisional statement application

    A Provisional Statement is used for premises which are intended to become licensed, but which have not yet been built or converted. A provisional statement therefore, acts as an indicator whether a premises licence is likely to be granted upon completion of the construction work or alterations in accordance with the plans.

  9. Draft Gambling Policy

    Draft Statement of Gambling Policy

  10. Noticeof application for a premises licence (Form A)

    Notice to be published announcing application for a premises licence with one applicant.

  11. Provisional statement (vessel)

    A Provisional Statement is used for premises which are intended to become licensed, but which have not yet been built or converted. A provisional statement therefore, acts as an indicator whether a premises licence is likely to be granted upon completion of the construction work or alterations in accordance with the plans.

  12. Publication of statement of licensing policy 2016

    Notice of publication of statement of licensing policy 2016 - Gambling Act 2005.

  13. Notice for a premises licence (Form B)

    Notice of appplication to be published announcing two or more applications have applied for a premises licence.

  14. Notice of application for a premises licence

    Notice of when someone has applied for a premises licence.

  15. Revised statement of licensing policy

    Publication of revised statement of licensing policy - Licensing Act 2003.

  16. Notice of application for a provisional statement

    Notice of application for a provisional statement where there is one applicant.

  17. Notice of application for provisional statement

    Provisional statements are for those who have an interest in premises, but don’t necessarily own the premises, or are not in a position to say that they intend to operate a business there. It could be that the individual or business applying for a provisional statement, wants to be sure that there isn’t any opposition to a particular proposal, before they spend large sums of money.

    The application and consultation process for a ‘provisional statement’ is the same as for a ‘premises licence’ and under normal circumstances, a premises licence application will eventually follow on from the grant of a provisional statement; if the applicant intends to go ahead with the proposal.

  18. Gambling Policy 2016

    Gambling Policy 2016

  19. Notice of gambling application

    Notice of application for a provisional statement where there is more than one applicant.

  20. Application to register a non-commercial society

    Application to register a non-commercial society

  21. Application for the reinstatement of a premises licence

    Application form to have a premises licence reinstated.

  22. Licensing

    Details of the different types of licences we can issue.

  23. Application to transfer a premises licence under the Gambling Act 2005

    Application to transfer a premises licence.

  24. Small lotteries explained

    In essence a lottery is an arrangement which satisfies the statutory description of either a simple lottery or a complex lottery, as per section 14 of the Gambling Act 2005 ("the Act")

    An arrangement is a simple lottery if:

    • Persons are required to pay to participate;
    • One or more prizes are allocated to one or more members of a class; and
    • The prizes are allocated by a process which relies wholly on chance.

    An arrangement is a complex lottery if:

    • Persons are required to pay to participate;
    • One or more prizes are allocated to one or more members of a class;
    • The prizes are allocated by a series of processes; and
    • The first of those processes relies wholly on chance.

    Arrangements that fulfil all of the criteria of either of the above categories are defined as a lottery under the Act.

  25. Notice of application for occasional use

    Notice of intention to licence a track for occasional gambling to take place.

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