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 2016-2019 (PDF File, 847kb) 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.
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