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Lords Amendment to the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill



LORDS amendment to the

Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill

[The page and line references are to HL Bill 61, the bill as first printed for the Lords.]

After Clause 1


Insert the following new Clause—


“Payment of Horserace Betting Levy by holders of remote operating licences



The Secretary of State may by regulations made by statutory instrument


make provision so as to secure that the bookmakers by whom the levy


under section 27 of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963 is payable


include bookmakers who are required to hold a remote operating licence


(within the meaning given by the Gambling Act 2005).



Regulations under subsection (1) may—



confer a discretion on any person;



include provision amending, repealing, revoking or otherwise


modifying any provision made by or under an enactment;



make different provision for different purposes;



include incidental, consequential, transitory, transitional or saving





No regulations may be made under subsection (1) unless a draft of the


statutory instrument containing them has been laid before and approved


by a resolution of each House of Parliament.



Nothing in this section is to be read as preventing—



the bringing into force of Part 2 of the Horserace Betting and


Olympic Lottery Act 2004, or



the exercise of any power under that Part.”

Bill 18555/3



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