Session 2013 - 14
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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





To move the following Clause:—



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



In subsection (2)—



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



after paragraph (i) insert—



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.”.



After subsection (4) insert—



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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