F1Part 8E+W+SPremises Licences

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Amendments (Textual)

F1Pt. 8 amendment to earlier affecting provision SI 2006/3272 Sch. 4 para. 54-66 (29.4.2007) by Gambling Act 2005 (Commencement and Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Order 2007 (S.I. 2007/1157), arts. 1(1), 11

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

The licenceE+W+S

150Nature of licenceE+W+S

(1)A premises licence is a licence which states that it authorises premises to be used for—

(a)the operation of a casino (a “casino premises licence”),

(b)the provision of facilities for the playing of bingo (a “bingo premises licence”),

(c)making Category B gaming machines available for use (an “adult gaming centre premises licence”),

(d)making Category C gaming machines available for use (a “family entertainment centre premises licence”), or

(e)the provision of facilities for betting, whether by making or accepting bets, by acting as a betting intermediary or by providing other facilities for the making or accepting of bets (a “betting premises licence”).

(2)A casino premises licence is—

(a)a “regional casino premises licence” if it relates to a regional casino,

(b)a “large casino premises licence” if it relates to a large casino, and

(c)a “small casino premises licence” if it relates to a small casino.

(3)Neither a premises licence nor any provision of this Part disapplies or provides a defence to the offence under section 33.

151Form of licenceE+W+S

(1)A premises licence must—

(a)specify the name of the person to whom it is issued,

(b)specify a home or business address of that person,

(c)specify the premises to which it relates,

(d)specify the activities for which it authorises the premises to be used,

(e)specify any condition attached by the licensing authority under section 169(1)(a),

(f)specify any exclusion of a default condition effected by the licensing authority under section 169(1)(b),

(g)include a plan of the premises, and

(h)if a period is prescribed under section 191 at the end of which the licence will expire (unless renewed or terminated earlier), specify the period.

(2)The Secretary of State may make regulations about—

(a)the form of a premises licence, and

(b)the content of a premises licence (which may, in particular, require the inclusion of information about mandatory conditions, default conditions or conditions attached to the licence by virtue of a provision of this Part).

(3)In relation to a premises licence issued in Scotland, subsection (2) shall have effect as if the reference to the Secretary of State were a reference to the Scottish Ministers.

152Combined licence, &c.E+W+S

(1)A premises licence—

(a)may not authorise the use of premises for activities of more than one of the kinds specified in section 150(a) to (e) (subject to sections 172 to 174 and subsection (2) below), and

(b)may not be issued in respect of premises if a premises licence already has effect in relation to the premises (subject to subsection (3)).

(2)Subsection (1)(a) does not apply in the case of a track.

(3)More than one premises licence may have effect in relation to a track provided that—

(a)each licence relates to a specified area of the track, and

(b)not more than one premises licence has effect in relation to any area of the track.

(4)If a person applies for a premises licence in respect of an area of a track (“a subsidiary licence”) and a premises licence already has effect in respect of the whole track or a part of the track that includes that area (“the main licence”)—

(a)the application for the subsidiary licence must be accompanied by an application under section 187 to vary the main licence so that it does not have effect in relation to the area to which the subsidiary licence is to relate, and

(b)the application for the subsidiary licence may be granted only after, or together with, the grant of the application for variation.