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Runnymede Borough Council is the licensing authority under the provisions of the Gambling Act 2005 and responsible for the administration and enforcement of premises licences and permits under the Act.
Under the Gambling Act 2005, the local authority must prepare a written Statement of Licensing Policy, and have regard to the guidance issued by the Gambling Commission.
This Policy sets out how the council will carry out its licensing functions with a view to promoting the three licensing objectives:
- preventing gambling from being a source of crime and disorder, being associated with crime and disorder, or being used to support crime
- ensuring that gambling is conducted in a fair and open way
- protecting children and other vulnerable persons from being harmed or exploited by gambling
The act requires the council to prepare a Policy every three years.
The current Policy covers the period 31 January 2019 - 30 January 2022 has now been approved following consultation,
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO PUBLISH THE RUNNYMEDE BOROUGH COUNCIL LICENSING POLICY STATEMENT MADE UNDER THE GAMBLING ACT 2005
Runnymede Borough Council being the Licensing Authority under the above-mentioned Act hereby gives notice that it is their intention to publish the Runnymede Borough Council Licensing Policy Statement made under the Gambling Act 2005.
The dates given below will set out the date the statement is due to be published, the date the statement will have effect and the where the statement can be viewed.
Date the statement is due to be published : 3 January 2022
Date the statement will take effect : 31 January 2022
Locations where the statement can be viewed
Runnymede Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone, KT15 2AH
Addlestone library, Runnymede Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone, KT15 2AH
The Gambling Commission's licence conditions and codes of practice
This document sets out the Gambling Commission's general licence conditions under the Gambling Act 2005 (the Act).
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