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Angus Licensing Board

Gambling Licences and Permits

Only gambling permitted under the Gambling Act 2005 and the National Lottery etc. Act 1993 is lawful in Great Britain. With limited exceptions, those wishing to provide gambling facilities must have an appropriate permit or licence.

Angus Licensing Board is responsible for the licensing of gambling premises within the area.

There are five types of premises which can be licensed by the Local Licensing Board. The operators at these premises must, in addition, be licensed by the Gambling Commission:-

See premises licensing guidance for more information and application forms.

Other gambling is allowed under the Gambling Act 2005 where authorised by local Licensing Board permit or registration:-

Gambling in domestic and other limited circumstances, such as charity fundraising, may take place without a licence or permit, but only where it meets the conditions imposed by the Gambling Act 2005.

Further information can be obtained from the Gambling Commission Website and also from the Department of Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS) website.

View Licensing Board Register of Applications Granted (40 KB PDF)Opens in a new window

View Licensing Board Documents

Equality Act 2010

Angus Licensing Board has adopted Angus Council's Equalities Mainstreaming Report and Equality Outcomes Approved by Angus Council at the meeting of its Strategic Policy Committee on 30 April 2013.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Angus Board's licensing policy?

Download the Statement of Policy (115 KB PDF)Opens in a new window

If you require a copy of this document in another language, large print or another format please contact ACCESSLine on 08452 777 778.

How much does a premises licence or permit cost?

See table of fees (30 KB PDF)Opens in a new window

What are the objectives of the Gambling Act 2005?

The objectives of the Gambling Act 2005 are:

Who sits on Angus Licensing Board and decides whether or not I can have a licence?

The membership of the Board is as follows:-

Where can I see the Licensing Board agenda, minutes and reports?

These documents can be seen as follows:

Whom do I contact for further information?

Contact the Licensing Section at:

Angus House
Orchardbank Business Park
Forfar DD8 1AN

Tel: 01307 476255/476251

The Licensing Section can be contacted during normal business hours.

Service Page: gamblinglicensing.htm
Service Details Last Reviewed : 1 October 2013

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