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Gambling Act 2005

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Part 1Transitional Continuation of Old Licences, &c.

Introduction

1(1)In this Part a reference to a commencement order is a reference to an order under section 358(1).

(2)This Part is without prejudice to the generality of section 355(1)(c).

Transitional continuation of licences, &c.

2A commencement order may—

(a)provide for a licence or other document issued under an enactment repealed by this Act to have such effect as the order may specify after the commencement of the repeal until a time specified by or determined in accordance with the order;

(b)provide for the application of this Act, with any specified modifications, in relation to a licence or document to which paragraph (a) applies;

(c)disapply, or modify the application of, a provision of this Act in relation to specified things done in reliance on a licence or document to which paragraph (a) applies.

Transitional protection for casinos below minimum licensable size

3A commencement order may—

(a)disapply section 174(1) in respect of premises that are in use, or could lawfully be used, for the operation of a casino (within the meaning of section 7(1) to (3)) when Part 8 of this Act comes into force;

(b)provide for the application of this Act, with any specified modifications, in relation to premises of that kind;

(c)disapply, or modify the application of, a provision of this Act in relation to specified things done on or in relation to premises of that kind.

References to procedures under this Act

4A commencement order may include provision for a reference in this Act or in another enactment to anything done under or by virtue of this Act to be taken, for such transitional purposes as may be specified, as including a reference to a thing done under or by virtue of an enactment repealed by this Act.

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