1 Citation and commencement

These Regulations shall be cited as the Gaming Machine (Single Apparatus) Regulations 2007 and come into force on 1st September 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 September 2007: see above.

2 Single apparatus

2Single apparatus

For the purposes of the Gambling Act 2005, where a single piece of apparatus is—

(a)    a gaming machine, and

(b)    made available for use to more than one person at a time,

it is to be treated as the number of gaming machines equal to the number of people able to use it at that time.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 September 2007: see reg 1.

Signature

Gerry Sutcliffe

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Department for Culture, Media and Sport

27th July 2007

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations)

Section 235 of the Gambling Act 2005 defines a “gaming machine”. Subsection (5) contains a power to provide for circumstances in which a single piece of apparatus which is a gaming machine, is to be treated as more than one gaming machine.

Regulation 2 provides that each player position at such single apparatus is to be treated as one gaming machine.

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