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The Gambling Act 2005 gives the council, as licensing authority for Newark and Sherwood, a number of important regulatory functions in relation to gambling.
The main functions are to:
Under the Gambling Act 2005, the council must have a Gambling Policy (PDF File, 759kb) relating to the act. This was adopted in January 2013 and is the third edition since the Gambling Act came into force. The statement must be reviewed at least every three years.
Gambling Policy Consultation
We are currently consulting on our fourth edition of the Draft Draft Gambling policy (PDF File, 702kb).
The changes in this edition have been highlighted in red in this draft document.
If you have any comments regarding this draft policy please e-mail email@example.com.
The consultation period closes on the 21 September 2015.
Registers for licensed premises are kept in accordance with regulations. The Gambling register (PDF File, 19kb) is also available at the council offices for public inspection.
Newark and Sherwood District Council