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The Gambling Policy Statement of Principles [pdf document]

The Gambling Act 2005 makes Councils responsible for licensing premises where gambling/gaming takes place.

These include:

  • Casinos
  • Bingo halls
  • Betting shops
  • Amusement arcades

The act requires Councils to produce, consult upon and publish a gambling policy.

This policy indicates how the Council will deal with applications.

The Gambling Act 2005 policy is known as the Statement of Principles.

It is revised every 3 years. The Council approved the latest policy on 26 November 2009. The policy was published 03 January 2010.

Make postal applications to:

Licensing Section
Town Hall Darlington


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