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Gambling-related legislation

This is a list of some, but not necessarily all, gambling-related legislation. 

The legislation is as enacted in its original format. Statutes are published as they were originally made. No revisions or amendments have been made to the text.

You should therefore verify for yourself whether legislation is in force or whether it has been amended or repealed by subsequent legislation.

The Gambling Act (2005) and associated Statutory Instruments are also available on the National Archives.

The Gambling Act

GAMBLING ACT 2005 (April 2005)

Licensing Authority Policy Statement (First Appointed Day) Order 2006 (March 2006)

Licensing Authority Policy Statement (England and Wales) Regulations 2006 (March 2006)

Licensing Authority Policy Statement (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (March 2006)

Horserace Totalisator Board Order 2007 (July 2007)

Horserace Betting Levy Order 2007 (July 2007)

The Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment of Schedule 6) Order 2005 (June 2012)

The Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 (May 2014)

Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) (No 2) Order 2014 (SI 2014/2665)

Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 (Commencement No 1) (Amendment and Consequential Amendments) Order 2014 (SI 2014/2646)

Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 (Commencement No 1) Order 2014 (SI 2014/2444)

Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Order 2014 (SI 2014/1675)

Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2014 (SI 2014/1641)

Advertising

Advertising of Foreign Gambling Regulations 2007 (August 2007)

Advertising of Foreign Gambling (Amendment) (No2) Regulations 2008 (January 2008)

Appeals

Tribunal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2010 (January 2010) 

First-tier Tribunal (Gambling) Fees Order 2010

Transfer of Tribunal Functions Order 2010

Casinos

Geographical Distribution of Large and Small Casino Premises Licences Order 2008 (February 2008)

Inviting Competing Applications for Large and Small Casino Premises Licences Regulations 2008 (February 2008)

Gambling Act 2005 (Gaming Tables in Casinos) (Definitions) Regulations 2009 (July 2009)

Categories of Casino Regulations 2008

Clubs, pubs and prize gaming

Licensed Premises Gaming Machine Permits (Scotland) Regulations 2007 (November 2007)

The Club Gaming and Club Machine Permits (Scotland) Regulations 2007 (November 2007)

Club Gaming and Club Machine Permits (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (September 2007)

Licensed Premises Gaming Machine Permits (Scotland) Regulations 2007 (September 2007)

Limits on Prize Gaming Regulations 2009 (June 2009)

Exempt Gaming in Alcohol-Licensed Premises (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (August 2007)

Exempt Gaming in Alcohol-licensed Premises Regulations 2007 (July 2007)

Club Gaming Permits (Authorised Gaming) Regulations 2007 (July 2007)

Exempt Gaming in Clubs Regulations 2007 (July 2007)

Gaming in Clubs Regulations 2007 (July 2007)

Licensed Premises Gaming Machine Permits (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 (July 2007)

Club Gaming and Club Machine Permits Regulations 2007 (July 2007)

Gaming Machines in Alcohol Licensed Premises (Notification Fee) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 (July 2007)

Non-Commercial Equal-Chance Gaming Regulations 2007 (July 2007)

Operating Licence Conditions Regulations 2007 (July 2007)

Prize Gaming (Permits) Regulations 2007 (February 2007)

The Categories of Gaming Machine (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (June 2009)

Operating Licence Conditions (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (March 2010)

The Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2011 (March 2011)

Commencement orders

Commencement No.1 Order 2005 (August 2005)

Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions Order 2005 (August 2005)

Commencement No. 3 Order 2006 (March 2006)

Commencement No. 4 Order 2006 (November 2006)

Commencement No. 5 Order 2006 (December 2006)

Commencement No. 6 and Transitional Provisions Order 2006 (December 2006)

Commencement No. 6 and Transitional Provisions (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2007 (July 2007)

Commencement and Transitional Provisions (Amendment) Order 2007 (March 2007)

Commencement No. 7 Order 2007 (November 2007)

Commencement No. 8 Order 2008 (May 2008)

Orders

Gambling Act 2005 (Transitional Provisions) (No 2) Order 2006 (SI2006/1758)

Gambling Act 2005 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2006 (SI2006/1038)

Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment of Schedule 6) Order 2012

Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment of Schedule 6) Order 2007 (2007/210)

Fees and duty

Personal Licence Fees Regulations 2006

Operating Licence and Single-Machine Permit Fees Regulations 2006

Operating Licence and Single-Machine Permit Fees (Amendment) Regulations 2007

Operating Licence and Single-Machine Permit Fees (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2007 (June 2007)

Fees (Scotland) Regulations 2007

Fees No. 2 (Scotland) Regulations 2007

Remote Gaming Duty Regulations 2007 (August 2007)

Premises Licence Fees (Scotland) Regulations 2007 (March 2007)

Premises Licence Fees (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 (February 2007)

Fees No. 4 (Scotland) Regulations 2007 (October 2007)

Operating licence and Single-Machine Permit Fees (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (July 2008)

The Gambling (Operating Licence and Single-Machine Permit Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2009

The Gambling (Personal Licence Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2009

The Gambling (Operating Licence and Single-Machine Permit Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 

The Gambling (Licence Fees) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2012 

Gambling (Operating Licence and Single-Machine Permit Fees) (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 2008 (SI 2008/3105)

Gambling Act 2005 (Fees No 3) (Scotland) Regulations 2007 (SI2007/395)

Gaming machines

Family Entertainment Centre Gaming Machine (Permits) Regulations 2007 (February 2007)

Gaming Machines (Definitions) Regulations 2007 (July 2007)

Categories of Gaming Machine Regulations 2007 (July 2007)

Gaming Machine (Single Apparatus) Regulations 2007 (August 2007)

Gaming Machine (Supply etc) Regulations 2007 (August 2007)

Gaming Machine (Circumstances of Use) Regulations 2007 (August 2007)

Gambling Act 2005 (Gaming Machines in Bingo Premises) Order 2009 (February 2009)

Categories of Gaming Machine (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (June 2009)

Categories of Gaming Machine (Amendment) Regulations 2011

The Gambling Act 2005 (Gaming Machines in Adult Gaming Centres and Bingo Premises) Order 2011

The Categories of Gaming Machine (Amendment) Regulations 2014 

Gaming Machine (Circumstances of Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/121)

Inspections

Inspection (Provision of Information) Regulations 2007 (February 2007)

Licensing (operating and personal)

Personal Licences (Modification of Part 5 of the Gambling Act 2005) Regulations 2006 (December 2006)

Relevant Offences (Amendment) Order 2006 (December 2006)

Definition of Small-scale Operator Regulations 2006 (December 2006)

Operating Licence Conditions Regulations 2007 (August 2007)

Gambling Act 2005 (Operating Licence Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (March 2010)

Lotteries

Incidental Non-Commercial Lotteries Regulations 2007 (July 2007)

Small Society Lotteries (Registration of Non-Commercial Societies) Regulations 2007 (August 2007)

Lottery Machine Interval Order 2007 (August 2007)

Variation of Monetary Limits Order 2009 (February 2009) 

Premises licensing

Review of Premises Licences (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2007 (December 2007)

Premises Licences (Review) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (December 2007)

Temporary Use Notices Regulations 2007 (November 2007)

Review of Premises Licences (Scotland) Regulations 2007 (September 2007)

Premises Licences (Review) Regulations 2007 (August 2007)

Premises Licences and Provisional Statements (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 (June 2007)

Premises Licences and Provisional Statements (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2007 (June 2007)

Mandatory and Default Conditions (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 (May 2007)

Exclusion of Children from Track Areas Order 2007 (May 2007)

Premises Licences and Provisional Statements (Scotland) Regulations 2007 (April 2007)

Mandatory and Default Conditions (Scotland) Regulations 2007 (March 2007)

Premises Licences and Provisional Statements Regulations 2007 (February 2007)

Proceedings of Licensing Committees and Sub-committees (Premises Licences and Provisional Statements) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 (January 2007)

Miscellaneous

Welsh Language (Gambling and Licensing Forms) Regulations 2010 (SI2010/2440)

Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Act 2004

Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Act 2004 (Appointed Day) Order 2011 (S1 2011/1703)

Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Act 2004 (Commencement No 1) Order 2004 (S1 2004/3283)

Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Act 2004 (Commencement No 2) Order 2005 (SI 2005/1134)

Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Act 2004 (Commencement No 3) Order 2005 (SI 2005/1831)

Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Act 2004 (Commencement No 4) Order 2011 (SI 2011/462)

Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Act 2004 (Commencement No 5) Order 2011 (SI 2011/1704)