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This Order may be cited as the Gambling Act 2005 (Commencement No 8) Order 2008.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 19 May 2008: (no specific commencement provision).

2

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The provisions of the Gambling Act 2005 specified in column 1 of the Schedule come into force on 20th May 2008, but where a purpose is specified in relation to any such provision in column 2 of that Schedule, the provision comes into force on that date for that purpose only.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 19 May 2008: (no specific commencement provision).

Signature

Andy Burnham

Secretary of State

Department for Culture, Media and Sport

19th May 2008

SCHEDULE Provisions Coming into Force on 20th May 2008

SCHEDULE  Provisions Coming into Force on 20th May 2008 Article 2
Column 1Column 2
Section 7(5)(b) to (d) , (6) and (7)
Section 159 to 165For the purposes of enabling an application for a large or small casino premises licences to be made, considered and determined; and enabling such a licence to be issued on such an application.
Section 175(2) to (8)In so far as the provisions relate to large and small casino premises licences and provisional statements in respect of large and small casinos.
Section 204For the purposes of enabling an application for a provisional statement to be made in respect of a large or small casino; and enabling a provisional statement to be issued on such an application.
Schedule 9In so far as it relates to applications for large and small casino premises licences and provisional statements in respect of large and small casinos.
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 19 May 2008: (no specific commencement provision).

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

This Order commences provisions of the Gambling Act 2005. It brings the following provisions into force on 20th May 2008:

—section 7(5)(b) to (d), (6) and (7), which provide for the classification of different categories of casino;

—sections 159 to 165, which relate to applications for premises licences and which are already in force except in relation to the categories of casino established by the Gambling Act 2005;

—section 175, which limits the number of each category of casino premises licence which may have effect at any time, and limits the circumstances in which an application may be made for a provisional statement in respect of a casino;

—section 204, which relates to applications for a provisional statement and which is already in force except in relation to casinos;

—Schedule 9, which makes provision about the treatment of applications for casino premises licences and provisional statements.

The provisions are being brought into force only in so far as they apply to large and small casinos and large and small casino premises licences.

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