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Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 21 November 2013

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill

 

Facilities for remote gambling

 

James Duddridge

 

Mr John Whittingdale

 

Mr John Leech

 

Mr Gerry Sutcliffe

 

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Section 235 of the Gambling Act 2005 (gaming machines) is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In subsection (2)—

 

(a)    

in subparagraph (h)(ii), leave out “and”, and

 

(b)    

after paragraph (i) insert—

 

“(j)    

a machine is not a gaming machine by reason only of the

 

fact that it is remote gambling equipment (within the

 

meaning of section 36) which is made available for use

 

in a casino.”.

 

(3)    

After subsection (4) insert—

 

“(4A)    

The Secretary of State may by regulations provide for the maximum

 

number of machines to which subsection (2)(j) applies that may be made

 

available for use in a casino.”.’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment clarifies that a remote gambling terminal provided in a casino is not a gaming

 

machine and provides for the Secretary of State to be able to make regulations setting the maxi­

 

mum number of such machines which may be made available in a casino.

 


 
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