Finance Act 1984

7Gaming machine licence duty

(1)For the purpose of providing for gaming machine licences to be granted, in certain circumstances, in respect of gaming machines instead of in respect of premises and of providing for whole-year gaming machine licences granted in respect of premises to run from different dates in different parts of Great Britain, the Betting and Gaming Duties Act 1981 shall have effect subject to the amendments set out in Schedule 3 to this Act.

(2)The amendments made by Part I of Schedule 3 shall not have effect in relation to any licence granted for a period beginning before 1st October 1984; and the Act of 1981 shall have effect subject to Part II of Schedule 3 (which makes transitional provision in relation to certain licences first having effect after 30th September 1984 but before 1st February 1986).