Prohibit the advertising of gambling on broadcast media before the
watershed; and for connected purposes.
Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and
consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present
Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—
For the purposes of this Act a person or company advertises gambling or
remote gambling if they invite others to gamble (as defined in the Gambling
Act 2005) through broadcasting by way of television or radio services.
A person or company commits an offence if they advertise gambling other than
between the hours of 9pm and 5:30am.
A person or company guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable on
summary conviction to an unlimited fine.
(1) This Act may be cited as the Regulation of Gambling Advertising Act 2014.
This Act shall come into force at the end of the period of six months beginning
with the day on which this Act was passed.