Gambling and Gaming

The Moray Licensing Board deals with applications for Gambling Act 2005 premises licences and certain permits. Responsibility for operating licences and personal licences lies with the Gambling Commission.

The forms, details of fees and guidance in relation to applying for a premises licence are all available on this site. Unless and until all correct elements are submitted the application is not complete and no action will be taken to process it.

Further information is available on Premises Licence Steps to Take or Permits Steps to Take. Please review all sections before proceeding to complete any forms.

Statement of Policy

Licensing Board Consultation for Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Policy 2019- 2021

Section 349 of the Gambling Act 2005 requires a licensing authority, before each successive period of three years, to prepare a statement of the principles that they propose to apply in exercising their functions and to publish the statement.

The Moray Council Licensing board is currently reviewing its Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Policy for the period January 2019 to December 2021.

You are invited to submit your views and comments on the proposed Statement. These may be sent by email to licensingconsult@moray.gov.uk or in writing to the Depute Clerk to the Licensing Board, Moray Council, Council Office, High Street, Elgin IV30 1BX by 30th November 2018.

Your comments and feedback will be considered by the Council’s Licensing Board after the end of the consultation period. Elected members will make a final decision on the changes proposed and following Board approval the revised Statement of Policy will be implemented in 2019.

The consultation draft policy statement, along with background documents can be accessed at the links here: Licensing Board statement of policy for 2019 to 2021 (Word)


 

Section 349 of the Gambling Act 2005 requires a licensing authority, before each successive period of three years, to prepare a statement of the principles that they propose to apply in exercising their functions and to publish the statement.

The Moray Council Licensing board is currently reviewing its Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Policy for the period January 2019 to December 2021.

For details of machine categories please see the Gambling Commission’s website


Gambling Act 2005 Scheme of Delegation (pdf)

Gambling and Gaming Leaflets FAQs

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licensing@moray.gov.uk

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