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Part IE+W+S+N.I.M1Amendments of Betting and Gaming Duties Act 1981

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1(1)In section 21 (gaming machine licences) in subsection (1) for the words “Great Britain” there shall be substituted “the United Kingdom”.E+W+S+N.I.

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F2Sch. 5 Pt. I para. 2 repealed (3.5.1994 with effect as mentioned in Schedule 3 to the amending Act) by 1994 c. 9, ss. 6, 258, Sch. 3, Sch. 26 Pt. II

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(2)For subsections (2) to (4) of that section there shall be substituted the following subsections—

(2)For the purposes of this Act a gaming machine is a smallprize machine if the value or aggregate value of the benefits in money or money’s worth, which any player who is successful in a single game played by means of the machine may receive, cannot exceed £3.

(3)The Commissioners may by order substitute for the sum for the time being mentioned in subsection (2) above such higher sum as may be specified in the order, with effect from a date so specified.

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F3Sch. 5 Pt I para. 3(1) repealed (3.5.1994 with effect as mentioned in Schedule 3 to the amending Act) by 1994 c. 9, ss. 6, 258, Sch. 3, Sch. 26 Pt. II

4(1)In section 23 (amount of duty) in paragraph (a) of subsection (1) for the words from “where” to “Acts” there shall be substituted “which authorise the provision only of smallprize machines”.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In Tables A and B in subsection (1) of that section the words “Premises with local authority approval” and “Premises without local authority approval” shall be omitted.

5In section 24(5) (provision of gaming machine in contravention of restrictions) for the words “a penalty of £500” there shall be substituted “a penalty of level 5 on the standard scale.”E+W+S+N.I.

6In section 26(2) (interpretation of provisions relating to gaming machine licence duty), for the entry relating to Great Britain there shall be substituted the following entries—E+W+S+N.I.

”United Kingdom’ includes the territorial waters of the United Kingdom;

small prize machine” has the meaning given by section 22(2) above.

7In section 33(1) (general interpretation provisions) at the end of the definition of “the prescribed sum” there shall be inserted the words and E+W+S+N.I.

(c)if the offence was committed in Northern Ireland, the prescribed sum within the meaning of Article 4 of the Fines and Penalties (Northern Ireland) Order 1984.

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F5Sch. 5 Pt. I para. 9(1) repealed (3.5.1994 with effect as mentioned in Schedule 3 to the amending Act) by 1994 c. 9, ss. 6, 258, Sch. 3, Sch. 26 Pt. II

F6Sch. 5 Pt. I para. 9(2) repealed (1.1.1995) by 1994 c. 9, ss. 19, 258, Sch. 26 Pt. III, Note (with s. 19(3)); S.I. 1994/2679, art. 3

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