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The Deregulation (Gaming Machines and Betting Office Facilities) Order 1996

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Relaxation of restrictions on use of machines for amusement purposes

8.—(1) Section 48 of the 1968 Act (fees) shall be amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph (h) of subsection 3 (fee for the grant or renewal of a permit under section 34 of the Act) after “Act” there shall be inserted “, other than one expressed to be granted for the purposes of subsection (5E) of that section,”.

(3) After that paragraph there shall be inserted—

(i)in respect of the grant or renewal by a local authority (as defined by paragraph 3 of Schedule 9 to this Act) of a permit under section 34 of this Act which is expressed to be granted for the purposes of subsection (5E) of that section, such fee, as may be fixed annually by the authority for the whole of their area not exceeding

(i)£250, or

(ii)the rate mentioned in subsection (4B) of this section whichever is the less..

(4) After subsection (4A) there shall be inserted—

(4B) The rate referred to in subsection (3)(i) of this section is such rate as the local authority reasonably consider necessary to balance their income and expenditure in connection with permits of the kind mentioned in that provision (including expenditure in connection with enforcement)..

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