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Gambling Act 2005

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(1)The Commission may issue operating licences in accordance with the provisions of this Part.

(2)An operating licence is a licence which states that it authorises the licensee—

(a)to operate a casino (a “casino operating licence”),

(b)to provide facilities for playing bingo (a “bingo operating licence”),

(c)to provide facilities for betting other than pool betting (a “general betting operating licence”),

(d)to provide facilities for pool betting (a “pool betting operating licence”),

(e)to act as a betting intermediary (a “betting intermediary operating licence”),

(f)to make gaming machines available for use in an adult gaming centre (a “gaming machine general operating licence” for an adult gaming centre),

(g)to make gaming machines available for use in a family entertainment centre (a “gaming machine general operating licence” for a family entertainment centre),

(h)to manufacture, supply, install, adapt, maintain or repair a gaming machine, or a part of a gaming machine (a “gaming machine technical operating licence”),

(i)to manufacture, supply, install or adapt gambling software (a “gambling software operating licence”), or

(j)to promote a lottery (a “lottery operating licence”).

(3)The issue of an operating licence does not affect the application of section 37.

(4)The Secretary of State may by order amend subsection (2) so as to—

(a)add a kind of operating licence,

(b)remove a kind of operating licence, or

(c)vary a kind of operating licence.

(5)An order under subsection (4) may, in particular, make consequential amendment of this Part (or a provision of this Act or another enactment that relates to this Part).

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