Lotteries are administered under the Gambling Act 2005 which came into force on 1 September 2007.
Guidance notes are available to download below to answer all your questions on lottery registrations, and any other requirements such as the need to hold an operator's licence where necessary (issued by the Gambling Commission).
Some lotteries remain exempt and these are covered under schedule 11 of the Act.
Regulations have been issued under the Gambling Act that are specific to Lotteries. The lotteries regulations can be downloaded from the Gambling Commission website.
Summary of main points to be considered are:
Occasionally it is necessary for us to take enforcement action where informal approaches do not result in improved standards. The council has signed the Enforcement Concordat and a copy of our Enforcement Policy is available below.
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