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(1)Section 42 of the M1Gaming Act 1968 (restrictions on advertisements relating to gaming) shall be amended as follows.

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(4)In subsection (2), for “The preceding subsection” there shall be substituted “ Subsection (1) of this section ”.

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(8)For subsection (8) there shall be substituted—

(8)In this section—

  • advertisement” includes every form of advertising, whether in a publication or by the display of notices or by means of circulars or other documents or by an exhibition of photographs or a cinematograph film, or by way of sound broadcasting or television or by inclusion in a programme service (within the meaning of the M2Broadcasting Act 1990) that is not a sound or television broadcasting service and references to the issue of an advertisement shall be construed accordingly;

  • bingo club premises” has the meaning given by section 20 of this Act;

  • inducement” in relation to taking part as a player in a game of bingo, to attending any premises or to becoming a member of any club, means any of the following so far as they appear to be connected with taking part in such a game, attending those premises or becoming such a member, namely—

    (a)

    any promise of a gift,

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    any offer of, or information about, an opportunity to receive a gift or to win a prize,

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    any information as to the amount, value or description of anything that has been or may be won in any game;

  • multiple bingo” has the same meaning as in the M3Gaming (Bingo) Act 1985;

  • public” means the public in Great Britain, and includes any section of the public in Great Britain, however selected;

  • relevant premises” means any bingo club premises or premises containing bingo club premises or any premises which are at the same location as any bingo club premises and are occupied with, or used in association with, those bingo club premises.

(9)Section 2(4) of the Gaming (Bingo) Act 1985 and paragraph 14 of Schedule 20 to the M4Broadcasting Act 1990 (which are spent in consequence of the preceding provisions of this section) are hereby repealed.

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F1S. 1(2)(3)(5)-(7) repealed (19.4.1997) by S.I. 1997/1074, art. 4

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