Amendments proposed to the Gambling Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Nick Hawkins

123

Clause     13,     page     6,     line     16,     at end insert—

       'either electronically or by any other means.'.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

53

Clause     14,     page     6,     line     24,     leave out 'simple.'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr John Whittingdale

50

Clause     14,     page     6,     line     27,     leave out 'members of a class' and insert 'persons who participate'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

54

Clause     14,     page     6,     line     29,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr John Whittingdale

51

Clause     14,     page     6,     line     32,     leave out 'members of a class' and insert 'persons who participate.'.

   

Mr Richard Caborn

14

Clause     14,     page     6,     line     35,     leave out subsection (4).

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr John Whittingdale

52

Clause     14,     page     7,     line     2,     leave out 'members of the class' and insert 'persons who participate.'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

55

Clause     14,     page     7,     line     4,     leave out subsection (6).

   

Mr Nick Hawkins

129

Clause     14,     page     7,     line     14,     leave out subsection (8).

   

Mr Nick Hawkins

130

Clause     14,     page     7,     line     20,     at end add—

    '(9)   Nothing in this section shall have effect to alter the arrangements for those lotteries which existed prior to the coming into force of this Act which exist solely for the purpose of raising funds for local hospices or hospitals.'.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

56

Schedule     2,     page     153,     line     3,     leave out 'includes' and insert 'is'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

57

Schedule     2,     page     153,     line     6,     leave out 'reflects' and insert 'is enhanced or increased in a manner directly attributable to.'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

58

Schedule     2,     page     153,     line     21,     leave out from 'which' to 'and' in line 22 and insert 'is not enhanced or increased in a manner directly attributable to the opportunity to participate in an arrangement.'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

59

Schedule     2,     page     153,     line     30,     after 'pay', insert 'the promoter or an associate of the promoter'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

60

Schedule     2,     page     154,     line     1,     leave out 'neither' and insert 'no'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

61

Schedule     2,     page     154,     line     2,     leave out 'nor less convenient'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

62

Schedule     2,     page     154,     line     2,     leave out 'entering the lottery' and insert 'participating in the arrangement'.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

91

Clause     15,     page     7,     line     30,     at end insert 'which shall include forecast competitions and fantasy football competitions.'.


   

Mr Richard Caborn

15

Clause     17,     page     8,     line     12,     leave out 'entering' and insert 'participating in'.

   

Mr Richard Caborn

16

Clause     17,     page     8,     line     17,     leave out 'entering' and insert 'participating in'.

   

Mr Richard Caborn

17

Clause     17,     page     8,     line     26,     leave out 'entering' and insert 'participating in'.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

108

Clause     18,     page     8,     line     30,     after 'society', insert '(which shall include a corporation)'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

109

Clause     18,     page     8,     line     30,     at end insert 'or is converted to become'.

   

Mr Nick Hawkins

190

Clause     18,     page     8,     line     32,     at end insert 'or'.

   

Mr Nick Hawkins

187

Clause     18,     page     8,     line     33,     after 'supporting', insert 'any'.

   

Mr Nick Hawkins

188

Clause     18,     page     8,     line     34,     leave out 'athletics or a cultural activity'.

   

Mr Nick Hawkins

191

Clause     18,     page     8,     line     34,     leave out from 'activity' to end of line 35.

   

Mr Nick Hawkins

192

Clause     18,     page     9,     line     4,     at end add—

    '(4)   A race night at which films of past horseraces are shown in order to raise funds for a voluntary organisation shall be treated as an activity of a non-commercial society.'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Bob Russell

122

Schedule     3,     page     154,     line     19,     at end insert—

    '1A   The Secretary of State shall appoint at least one commissioner who appears to the Secretary of State to represent local authorities.'.

   

Jon Cruddas
Clive Efford

128

Schedule     3,     page     154,     line     19,     at end insert—

    '1A   The Secretary of State shall appoint at least one commissioner who appears to the Secretary of State to represent casino employees.'.

   

Mr Nick Hawkins

189

Schedule     3,     page     156,     line     33,     at end add—

Parliamentary disqualification

    19  In Part II of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1957 there shall be inserted at the appropriate point "The Gambling Commission".'.

   

Mr Nick Hawkins

193

Schedule     3,     page     156,     line     33,     at end add—

'Disqualification from membership of Scottish Parliament

    19  In section 15(1) of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46) (disqualification from membership of the Parliament) there is inserted—

"(ba) he is a Commissioner of the Gambling Commission,".'.

   

Mr Nick Hawkins

194

Schedule     3,     page     156,     line     33,     at end add—

'Disqualification from membership of National Assembly for Wales

    19  In section 12(1) of the Government of Wales Act 1998 (c. 38) (disqualification from being Assembly member) there is inserted—

"(ba) he is a Commissioner of the Gambling Commission,".'.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

110

Clause     21,     page     9,     line     30,     leave out 'aim'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

112

Clause     21,     page     9,     line     31,     leave out from beginning to 'the' and insert 'pursue and shall act consistently with'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

113

Clause     21,     page     9,     leave out line 33, and insert '(b) permit gambling in a manner'.


   

Mr Richard Caborn

18

Clause     22,     page     10,     line     12,     at end insert—

'(aa) Her Majesty's Commissioners of Customs and Excise,'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nick Hawkins

111

Clause     22,     page     10,     line     18,     at end insert 'which are affected by the statement or revision'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Nick Hawkins
Mr John Whittingdale

156

Clause     22,     page     10,     line     22,     at end add—

    '(6)   In performing their duties for the purposes of this section, the Commission must have regard in all cases, to—

(a) the principles under which regulatory activities should be transparent, accountable, proportionate, consistent and targeted only at cases in which action is needed, and

(b) any other principles appearing to the Commission to represent best regulatory practice.

    (7)   In reviewing their functions under this section it shall be the duty of the Commission—

(a) to have regard to the extent to which the licensing objectives are already achieved, or are likely to be achieved, by effective self-regulation or co-regulation; and

(b) in the light of that, to consider to what extent it would be appropriate to remove or reduce regulatory burdens imposed by the Commission.

    (8)   In determining whether for the purposes of this section the encouraging of procedures for self-regulation or co-regulation is desirable and effective the Commission must consider, in particular—

(a) whether those procedures are administered by a person who is sufficiently independent of the persons who may be subjected to the procedures,

(b) whether a person represents an existing established means of regulation, and

(c) whether adequate arrangements are in force for funding the activities of that person.'.



 
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