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Statutory Instruments

1989 No.536

BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES

The Gaming Act (Variation of Monetary Limits) Order 1989

Made

21st March 1989

Laid before Parliament

3rd April 1989

Coming into force

1st May 1989

In exercise of the powers conferred on me by sections 20(3) and (8) and 51(4) of the Gaming Act 1968(1), I hereby make the following Order:–

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(2) (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(2) (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(3) is hereby revoked.

Douglas Hurd

One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State

Home Office

21st March 1989

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order increases in England and Wales the monetary limits specified in section 20(3) and (8) of the Gaming Act 1968 and described in articles 2 and 3 of the Order.

(1)

1968 c. 65; section 20(3) was amended by section 1 of the Gaming (Amendment) Act 1980 (c. 8).

(2)

The sums specified in section 20(3) and (8) are as substituted respectively by articles 2 and 3 of the Gaming Act (Variation of Monetary Limits) Order 1987 (S.I. 1987/608).

(3)

S.I. 1987/608.

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