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Explanatory Memorandum to Betting and Gaming (Northern Ireland) Order 2004


5.The changes were included in a widely circulated consultation paper which sought views on possible changes to a very broad range of issues in relation to the control and regulation of gambling. Copies of the consultation paper are available from the address below:

Department for Social Development

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6.It is difficult to give a flavour of the overall reaction to the consultation exercise because of the large number of issues raised and because most responses concentrated on specific issues.

7.There was also full public consultation on the Proposal for a draft Order. No significant changes to the Order were required following the consultation.

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