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The Gambling Act 2005 (Commencement No. 6 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2006

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Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963: restrictions on applications

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2.  (1)  This paragraph and paragraphs 3 and 4 apply with respect to the grant of licences and other documents, and registrations, under the 1963 Act during the period beginning on the date on which this Order comes into force and ending on the date on which the repeal of that Act for all purposes takes effect.

(2) Any application under the 1963 Act of the following kinds may be granted only where the application is made before 28th April 2007 and, in a case to which paragraph 4 applies, the condition referred to in sub-paragraph (3) of that paragraph is met—

(a)an application under paragraph 5 of Schedule 1 for the grant of a bookmaker’s permit, betting agency permit or betting office licence;

(b)an application under paragraph 5 of Schedule 2 for the registration of a person as a pool promoter;

(c)an application under paragraph 3 of Schedule 3 for the grant of a track betting licence;

(d)an application for a certificate of approval under section 13(1) for a ground to be used as a horse racecourse;

(e)an application for a licence authorising an inter-track betting scheme under paragraph 2 of Schedule 5ZA(2).

(1)

Section 13 was amended by the Horserace Totalisator and Betting Levy Boards Act 1972 (c. 69), section 5(1). Amendments have also been made by the Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Act 2004 (c. 25), Schedule 4, paragraphs 1 and 2.

(2)

Schedule 5ZA was inserted by S.I. 1995/3231.

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