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The Gaming Act (Variation of Monetary Limits) Order 1989

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Gaming Act (Variation of Monetary Limits) Order 1989 and shall come into force on 1st May 1989.

(2) This Order shall not extend to Scotland.

2.  Section 20(3) of the Gaming Act 1968(1) (under which the maximum permitted aggregate amount of winnings in respect of games of bingo played in one week simultaneously on different club premises is £3,500) shall have effect with the substitution, for the reference to the sum specified in that subsection, of a reference to the sum of £4,000.

3.  Section 20(8) of the Gaming Act 1968(1) (under which the maximum amount by which weekly winnings on any particular bingo club premises may exceed the aggregate amount of the stakes hazarded is £1,500) shall have effect with the substitution, for the reference to the sum specified in that subsection, of a reference to the sum of £1,750.

4.  The Gaming Act (Variation of Monetary Limits) Order 1987(2) is hereby revoked.

Douglas Hurd

One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State

Home Office

21st March 1989

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