Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2001 No. 415


Gaming (Bingo) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001


29th November 2001

Coming into operation

16th January 2002

The Department for Social Development, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 76(2) of the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985(1) and now vested in it(2) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Gaming (Bingo) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001 and shall come into operation on 16th January 2002.

Amendment of the Gaming (Bingo) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987

2.  In regulation 2(1)(b) and (c) of the Gaming (Bingo) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(3) for “£8·50 (exclusive of value added tax)” there shall be substituted “£10·00 (exclusive of value added tax)”.


3.  Regulation 2 of the Gaming (Bingo (Amendment) and Gaming Machine (Registered Clubs)) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999(4) is hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Social Development on 29th November 2001.


Pauline Keegan

A Senior Officer of the

Department for Social Development

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)

These Regulations amend the Gaming (Bingo) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987 by increasing the maximum charge which may be made in respect of gaming by way of bingo on bingo club premises from £8·50 to £10·00 (exclusive of value added tax).


S.I. 1985/1204 (N.I. 11); see Article 2(2) for the definitions of “the Department” and “regulations”


See Article 8(b) of and Part II of Schedule 6 to the Departments (Transfer and Assignment of Functions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999 (S.R. 1999 No. 481)