The Gambling Act 2005 came in effect in April 2007. Under the act the Local Authority were given the responsibility of granting premises licences for a variety of premises where gambling takes place. These include:
- Betting shops
- Bingo halls
- Adult Gaming Centres
- Family entertainment centres
The Local Authority also has the responsibility for issuing permits for gaming machines and small society lotteries.
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