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Gambling Policy Consultation

Consultation is taking place from 10 June 2019 – 21 July 2019 to determine views on a proposed Statement of Policy and Principles issued under the Gambling Act 2005.

The Gambling Act 2005 requires that the Licensing Authority publish a Statement of Policy and Principals as to how it will exercise its functions under the Act. It is now time for this policy to be reviewed and a copy of the revised draft policy can be viewed on the website.

If anyone would like a hard copy of the document, please contact the Licensing Team by email (licensing@dover.gov.uk)

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? If you have any comments in respect of this proposed document please email to licensing@dover.gov.uk for the attention of Rebecca Pordage, Licensing Team Leader. The postal address is Licensing Team, Dover District Council, White Cliffs Business Park, Dover CT16 3PJ. The end of consultation date is 21 July 2019.

Hackney Carriage Consultation

A consultation is taking place from 10 June 2019 – 21 July 2019 to determine views on a proposed increase to the maximum fares for hackney carriages within the Dover District. The current hackney carriage table of fares came into force in January 2012. It is now time for this policy to be reviewed and a copy of the revised draft policy can be viewed on the website.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? If you have any comments in respect of this proposal please email to licensing@dover.gov.uk for the attention of Rebecca Pordage, Licensing Team Leader. The postal address is Licensing Team, Dover District Council, White Cliffs Business Park, Dover CT16 3PJ. The end of consultation date is 21 July 2019.

General Guidance

Gambling Act for Bingo, Casino Nights, Gaming, Race Nights & Poker

Application forms

Gambling Act Application Forms and information

Fees

List of fees and charges relating to the Gambling Act

Clubs

There are three types of club dealt with under the Gambling Act 2005

Gaming Machines

Restrictions on the type and number of machines permitted

Alcohol Premises

Permits for gaming machines in premises where alcohol is sold

Personal Licences

You must have a premises licence to apply for a personal licence.

Premises Licences

Casinos, Bingo, Gambling Centres, Family Entertainment Centres & Betting

Lotteries

Explanation and Information on the types of lottery permits

Also in Gambling

  • About the Act
    Overview of the Act & Dover District Council's responsibilities
  • Interested Parties
    Description of what an interested party is
  • Occasional Use Notices
    Where there is betting on a track for eight or less days in a calendar year, betting may be permitted by an Occasional Use Notice without the need for a full Premises Licence
  • Remote Gambling
    Remote gambling means gambling in which persons participate by the use of remote communication.
  • Temporary Use Notices
    A person holding an appropriate operating licence can serve a notice regarding the temporary use of a premises for the use for gambling without the necessary operator's licence.
  • Responsible Authorities
    Contact details for the Responsible Authorities of the Gambling Act
  • Reviews
    Reviews of gambling licences
  • Gambling Policy
    We are required by the Gambling Act 2005 to publish a statement of the principles, which we apply to gambling licence holders and applicants

 

 

Contact the Licensing Section

Telephone: 01304 872295
E-mail: licensing@dover.gov.uk

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