Gambling Act 2005
Newcastle City Council as the "Licensing Authority" licence premises where gambling is to take place, licence certain other activities and register small society lotteries. The Gambling Commission licences the operators and individuals involved in providing gambling and betting facilities.
The Statement of Principles sets out how we intend to approach this duty.
Under Section 349 of the Gambling Act 2005, all Local Authorities are required to produce a Statement of Principles. The Gambling Act requires Local Authorities to review, approve and publish a new Statement of Principles every three years.
Statement of Principles 2019-2022 came into force on 31st January 2019.
The document can also be inspected between 9:00am and 4:00pm, by prior arrangement, at the Licensing Authority, Public Safety and Regulation, Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8QH upon request.
Contact: Licensing Authority, Public Safety and Regulation, Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8QH