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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2004 No. 424

BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES

Bookmaking (Forms of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004

Made

5th October 2004

Coming into operation

6th January 2005

The Department for Social Development, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 15(1) and (2) of the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985(1) and now vested in it (2) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Bookmaking (Forms of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004 and shall come into operation on 6th January 2005.

Forms of licences

2.  (1)  A bookmaker’s licence shall be in Form 1 in the Schedule.

(2) A bookmaking office licence shall be in Form 2 in the Schedule.

(3) There shall be entered on each licence such of the entries as are therein set out as relate to the orders made by the court whether upon the grant or renewal of the bookmaker’s licence or upon the grant, transfer, renewal of, or otherwise in relation to, the bookmaking office licence.

(4) Every entry on each licence shall be verified, as the case may be, by the signature of the chief clerk for the county court division or the clerk of petty sessions for the court of summary jurisdiction which made the order and shall state, as the case may be, the county court division or the petty sessions district for which the court acted when making the order.

Revocations

3.  The following are hereby revoked –

(a)the Bookmaking (Forms of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(3); and

(b)the Bookmaking (Forms of Licences) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004(4).

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Social Development on 5th October 2004.

L.S.

Henry Johnston

A senior officer of the

Department for Social Development

Regulation 2(1)

SCHEDULE

FORM 1LICENCE AUTHORISING THE HOLDER TO CARRY ON THE BUSINESS OF A BOOKMAKER – BOOKMAKER'S LICENCE(Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985)

Regulation 2(2)

FORM 2LICENCE AUTHORISING A LICENSED BOOKMAKER TO CARRY ON THE BUSINESS OF A BOOKMAKER IN PREMISES SPECIFIED IN THE LICENCE – BOOKMAKING OFFICE LICENCE(Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985)

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)

These Regulations prescribe the form of bookmakers' and bookmaking office licences.

They revoke and re-enact with changes the Bookmaking (Forms of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987 as amended by the Bookmaking (Forms of Licences) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004 to take account of the transfer of responsibility for the grant of bookmaking office licences from a court of summary jurisdiction to a county court.

(1)

S.I. 1985/1204 (N.I. 11) as amended by S.I. 2004/310 (N.I. 1), Article 5(1) and Schedule 2; see Article 2(2) of S.I. 1985/1204 (N.I. 11) for the definitions of “the Department” and “regulations”

(2)

See Article 8(b) of and Part II of Schedule 6 to the Departments (Transfer and Assignment of Functions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999 (S.R. 1999 No. 481)

(3)

S.R. 1987 No. 191

(4)

S.R. 2004 No. 257

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